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Abu Dhabi has issued fresh guidelines and procedures for international travellers entering the emirate.
The Abu Dhabi Government Media Office said on Twitter, “The Abu Dhabi Crisis, Emergency and Disasters Committee requires international travellers to Abu Dhabi to disclose date of entry into the country at check points designated for international travellers at all ports, and to adhere to approved quarantine guidelines.”
Violating these procedures will result in penalties and fines as outlined by the UAE Attorney General.
Last month, the Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Committee in cooperation with Department of Health, approved two tests to enter the emirate effective from Aug.27, 2020, enhancing precautionary measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The Abu Dhabi Government Media Office said, “Entry will be allowed within 48 hours of receiving a negative PCR test result, or with a negative DPI laser test result accompanied by a negative PCR test result received within 6 days.
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“The Committee states that the same type of test cannot be taken twice in a row within 6 days.”
However, following an extensive period of sterilization, the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) opened some public parks and beaches across the Emirate.
The reopening of these public facilities is the first stage in the reopening of all DMT’s amenities and other reopenings will be announced at a later stage via all media outlets, including social media.
12 per cent of cases and infections during the past two weeks were discovered in individuals coming from outside the UAE, despite having negative results in their country of departure
Abu Dhabi announced the update of the green list of countries, regions and territories from which travel to Abu Dhabi is permitted directly without the need to apply quarantine procedures.
MoHAP also announced the death of three patients as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 375, it added.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed expressed his thanks to Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad for his congratulations and the sincere fraternal feelings he showed, wishing the brotherly State of Qatar and its people further progress and development.
Sheikh Sultan’s statement reads, “The Ruler of Sharjah congratulates Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his appointment as Vice President."
Sheikh Mohammed said, “I congratulate my brothers Sheikh Hazaa, Sheikh Tahnoun, Sheikh Mansour and Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed for the confidence in the President of the State. In you and your brothers, the leaders of the new generation, the march continues.”