VIDEO: UAE citizens, residents permitted to leave Abu Dhabi
17 Jun 2020
Emirati security forces man a checkpoint at the entrance of Abu Dhabi. File/ AFP
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and Department of Health, have announced that citizens and residents may leave Abu Dhabi emirate without a permit.
Entry to Abu Dhabi emirate is allowed with a permit issued by Abu Dhabi Police.
Precautionary health measures will apply upon entry. Movement between Abu Dhabi’s regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra) is also allowed using the permit system.
Movement within each region is allowed in line with National Sterilisation Programme timings. Movement of workers remains restricted within Abu Dhabi’s regions of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra. Entry and exit of workers to Abu Dhabi emirate is still prohibited.
Meanwhile, entities’ efforts to conduct the National Screening Programme in high-density residential areas have expanded to include helping with medical and personal needs, supporting people with chronic diseases, and serving all members of the community during challenging times.