DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates will gradually lift restrictions imposed to check the spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic, as the number of infections and hospitalisations has gone down, the state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday.
Venues will be allowed to function at maximum capacity by mid – February, it said, citing the National Emergency Crisis Management Authority.
The oil – rich federation reported on Wednesday 1,538 new coronavirus infections and four deaths in the part 24 hours, according to WAM. The total numbers of COVID – related cases and deaths recorded in the country are respectively 862,514 and 2,273 it said.
The UAE has one of the world’s vaccination rates.