Dr. Seif Al-Dhaheri, spokesman for the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, advised residents to celebrate the holiday effectively and avoid visiting families and holding gatherings.
Residents are also advised to communicate with their families and friends using social media and stay at home for the health and well-being of everyone.
Al Dhaheri said:
"Avoid giving Eid to children, not even money from an ATM. Use electronic means instead."
“Residents are also advised to avoid visiting pregnant women and children, as well as those who are most vulnerable to this infection, such as the elderly and people with chronic diseases. Domestic workers should not be allowed to visit anyone abroad, and they should be provided with personal protective equipment to reduce the risk Infection. "
He added: "We see a daily increase in cases due to irresponsible behaviors of some, and a few who are unaware of the consequences of not adhering to health guidelines."
“Despite some violations, we would like to thank the hundreds of thousands of citizens and residents who comply with the guidelines and are keen to protect their well-being as well as those around them. Many families avoid family gatherings, take responsibility and make decisions.”
The official stressed the need to preserve the social dimension and take precautions, and said that residents can play sports outside their homes, but with no more than three individuals in the group.