The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has issued complete and detailed guidelines for the home and hotel quarantine of residents returning to Dubai, and residents of the city.
Even though institutional quarantine is relaxed, majority of Indians from Gulf countries in particular, continue to face difficulties in travelling to their home country (‘India sets new travel rules, tweaks quarantine norms’, Aug.3, Gulf Today).
“This period may be reduced to seven days in some cases such as professions in vital sectors or for those who came from low risk countries,” it added.
2,437 people had been caught in violation of the precautionary measures in force to limit the spread of the virus, and 2,486 notices were issued against them in 15 days.
The mandatory home quarantine period for domestic passengers has been reduced to seven days from 14. Initially, the mandatory quarantine period was 28 days. They can be tested on the seventh day after their arrival.
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