Ramadan UAE: How to stay Covid safe during the holy month
Ashwani Kumar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-04-13
Avoid shaking hands, hugging and public gatherings during Ramadan, medics have warned residents, as the UAE prepares to observe its second holy month in pandemic times. “Considering the pandemic situation, community members must avoid public gatherings, especially at majlis. Those going to mosques for prayers must strictly follow safety guidelines,” said Dr Mohammed Shafeeq, head of department, internal medicine, Medeor Hospital, Dubai.
Dr Shafeeq noted that any large gatherings related to Ramadan activities may increase chances of getting infected and spreading it to others. “Avoid hugs and handshakes to remain safe and for the well-being of others.”
Dr Shafeeq said people must not share iftar meals with others, especially neighbours and friends, which other ...