Abu Dhabi cancels COVID-19 testing entry requirements for travellers from UAE

The decision follows the announcement of a decreased COVID-19 infection rate in the emirate of 0.2% of total tests

  
A member of medical staff wearing a protective face mask and gloves takes a swab from a man during drive-thru coronavirus disease testing (COVID-19) at a screening centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 30, 2020.

A member of medical staff wearing a protective face mask and gloves takes a swab from a man during drive-thru coronavirus disease testing (COVID-19) at a screening centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 30, 2020.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic has approved the cancellation of COVID-19 testing entry requirements, effective Sunday, 19th September 2021, as part of the updated procedures to enter Abu Dhabi from within the UAE, announced today.

The decision follows the announcement of a decreased COVID-19 infection rate in the emirate of 0.2 percent of total tests and the activation of the green pass system to enter some public places.

The committee will continue to monitor events and urges all citizens, residents and visitors to continue adhering to precautionary measures to protect public health and safety, maintain successes, and advance the nation’s sustainable recovery.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.


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