Dubai: Covid Restrictions Extended 2 Weeks

The Dubai education regulator, the KHDA, has extended the current rules put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 until the end of January.
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In a note to principals, the KHDA has extended the current rules put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 for another two weeks. 

The unsigned letter thanked school heads for their "patience, strength and resilience", but noted the changes implemented at the start of the year will continue for an additional fortnight.

The current restrictions on Dubai schools are:

  • All PE lessons, organised trips, events and internal gatherings, such assemblies and performances, should be put on hold
  • Extra-curricular activities taking place at school, either within or outside of official hours, should be put on hold
  • Canteens or cafeterias must be closed and shared eating spaces not be used.

The restrictions will now run to the end of January.

Dubai's education regulator it would be in contact again at the end of the month with any update or changes.

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