The rules come into effect from Sunday, November 8.
The Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis and Disasters Committee for Covid-19 Pandemic on Wednesday announced new requirements for entering Abu Dhabi.
The rules, that come into effect from Sunday, November 8, are as follows:
> On day 1, take a Covid-19 test (PCR or DPI)
> Entry to the emirate should be within 48 hours of receiving the negative test result
> PCR test is mandatory on the fourth day of entering, only when staying for four or more consecutive days
> PCR test is mandatory on the eighth day of entering, only when staying for eight or more consecutive days, in addition to the test on day 4
> The day of arrival into Abu Dhabi is counted as day 1
The rule applies to all UAE citizens and residents, including returning Abu Dhabi residents, and those failing to take the PCR tests on day 4 and 8 are liable for fines.
Volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine trials and those taking the vaccine under the emergency use programme are exempt.
To enhance preventative measures for the early detection of COVID-19, the Abu Dhabi Crisis, Emergency and Disasters Committee has updated the requirements to enter the emirate. pic.twitter.com/MXyyiGwYzN
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