Despite the decline of Covid 19 cases theatres in the UAE is planning to return to full capacity on Feb 15. The Media Regulatory Office of the Ministry of Culture and Youth announced Sunday that cinemas in the UAE will begin operating at maximum capacity from February 15 onwards. The decision was issued by the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA).
NCEMA stipulates that each emirate can modify cinema capacity, easing or tightening procedures as they deem fit. He stressed the need to fully adhere to the preventive measures adopted to check the spread of the pandemic such as mandatory masks, restriction on large gatherings and sterilization drives throughout the country while vaccinations and supportive doses helped the spread greatly.