Abu Dhabi up to date on Tuesday its procedures for entry and mentioned its newest determination to permit entry out and in of the emirate provided that people present a negative coronavirus test result was primarily based on a drop in COVID-19 circumstances in hospitals and new circumstances discovered throughout screening, the Abu Dhabi Media Workplace mentioned.
“Abu Dhabi has achieved a low variety of sufferers requiring hospital therapy, with many hospitals throughout the emirate now freed from COVID-19 circumstances, and a big lower within the proportion of circumstances discovered throughout testing,” in keeping with the Abu Dhabi Media Workplace.
The emirate announced on Monday that it’ll begin permitting UAE residents to enter the emirate with out the necessity for a allow, provided that they’re coronavirus-free primarily based on the results of a take a look at that needs to be taken inside 48 hours previous to entry.
Abu Dhabi first tightened coronavirus lockdown and banned entry to and exit from the emirate on June 2, and regardless of the UAE lifting curfew on June 24 and saying the completion of the nationwide disinfection marketing campaign, Abu Dhabi authorities stored the motion ban in place.
Right here’s every part you might want to know in regards to the up to date procedures, in keeping with the Abu Dhabi authorities:
Who can enter Abu Dhabi?
UAE residents and residents are allowed to enter inside 48 hours of receiving a unfavorable COVID-19 take a look at end result.
Who can’t enter Abu Dhabi?
Blue-collar staff who will not be primarily based in Abu Dhabi are nonetheless banned from coming into the emirate.
What about home staff?
Home staff for households in Abu Dhabi can enter with a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at end result.
Are there any exceptions?
The next teams are exempt:
Individuals who have medical appointments for most cancers or kidney associated therapy.
Kids underneath the age of 12.
Officers representing ministries, native departments, diplomatic entities, firms, bureaus, workplaces of the royal households within the UAE, and people on “particular missions” might apply for a one-day “Mission
Allow” for a most of 14 hours between 6:00 a.m. and eight:00 p.m.
If the aforementioned officers plan on coming into Abu Dhabi outdoors the designated 14-hour allow time interval, then they need to current a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at end result that was taken 48 hours previous to coming into. These officers “should be examined each 14 days.”
How lengthy will these entry procedures final?
Till additional discover.
What about individuals who commute every day to Abu Dhabi for work?
The rule of getting a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at end result taken 48 hours previous to entry applies to them as effectively.
“Those that ordinarily commute every day to Abu Dhabi are suggested to scale back or restrict their motion throughout this time, with a purpose to shield themselves and their households from the chance of an infection,” the AD media workplace mentioned.
How will you ebook a take a look at when free exams are solely legitimate each 4 months?
“This feature is accessible to people who’re eligible for a free take a look at. If you’re a person who has beforehand benefited from a free examination, you might select to make an appointment for a take a look at and pay for it within the interval in between reaching the subsequent 4 months’ free take a look at date,” the media workplace mentioned.
How will folks handle the price of the take a look at, which is 370 dirhams ($101) per particular person, in the event that they have to be examined each 48 hours?
“This determination shouldn’t be designed to extend prices for the general public, however quite to make sure well being and security is protected and, subsequently, that individuals think about whether or not motion is critical,” the AD media workplace mentioned.
The ADMO highlighted that coronavirus exams are free for the next teams: UAE nationals and home employees of their family, pregnant girls, folks with disabilities, folks over the age of 50, and folks affected by signs related to COVID-19 or got here into contact with an individual who’s contaminated with coronavirus.
Final Replace: Wednesday, 01 July 2020 KSA 02:30 – GMT 23:30