Abu Dhabi Ends Covid Testing For Entry From Inside UAE


ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - AUGUST 10: A man waits for his test results after being tested with the Laser-based DPI technology at a testing center2 at the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border on August 10, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The UAE has recorded around 62,000 cases of covid-19, with 357 deaths, among its population of 9.6 million people. New cases have steadily declined since a spike at the beginning of July. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images) Photographer: Francois Nel/Getty Images Europe

(Bloomberg) — Abu Dhabi has abolished a requirement for guests coming from different components of the United Arab Emirates to indicate a adverse Covid-19 check.

The adjustments, efficient from Sunday, come after the Covid-19 an infection charge within the UAE capital fell to 0.2% of whole checks, the UAE’s official information company reported, citing a choice by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Disaster and Disasters Committee. Abu Dhabi already restricts entry to public venues together with malls and seashores to people who find themselves vaccinated or have examined adverse for coronavirus below a inexperienced cross system.

The Covid testing necessities had largely affected individuals commuting between Abu Dhabi and Dubai for work. 

“The committee will proceed to observe occasions and urges all residents, residents and guests to proceed adhering to precautionary measures,” the assertion stated. 


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