The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi has issued strict health and safety procedures, in preparation for the reopening of a select number of museums and cultural sites in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi soon, as part of plans to help society and visitors recover after the long closure period.

The guidelines established by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi determined the percentage of visitors to each site at only 40% of its capacity, and also identified various aspects to be taken into account in visitor experiences, exhibition spaces, rules for social spacing, procedures for controlling the public, restaurants, restrooms, and rules That determines the safe return of employees to their work.

Acting Undersecretary of the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Saud Al Hosani said: “We believe that art and culture are able to help people unite and recover, and we are proud in the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi that we can achieve this by taking advantage of the power inherent in art to support society and return things to normal in These times are unprecedented. And based on our mission as an institution supporting the cultural sector in Abu Dhabi, the necessary precautions will be applied in all our cultural sites, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum, to ensure the highest levels of protection and safety for visitors when these sites are reopened. These guidelines impose strict standards that sites must follow, to ensure an enjoyable and beneficial experience while maintaining their safety and health. The move to reopen cultural sites reflects the progress that Abu Dhabi has made in its efforts to contain the epidemic. Before reopening its doors to visitors, all cultural sites in Abu Dhabi must conduct a comprehensive risk assessment to ensure the health and safety of its guests, and monitor their compliance with the laws imposed. Then these sites are obliged to obligate visitors and employees to socialize, leaving two meters between each person.

Thermal cameras have been installed at the entrance to each site, to ensure that all entrants, employees, visitors and contractors, are subjected to a body temperature test.

- Thermal cameras at the entrance to each site, to ensure everyone undergoes a temperature test of their bodies.

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