COVID-19: Abu Dhabi emirate updates entry guidelines

Residents and visitors can enter Abu Dhabi within 48 hours of receiving a negative PCR or DPI test result

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In line with Abu Dhabi's efforts to expand testing for the early detection of COVID-19 infections, Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Police and Department of Health has updated procedures for entering the emirate.

As per the revised guidelines, effective from 5 September, residents and visitors can enter the emirate of Abu Dhabi within 48 hours of receiving a negative PCR test result or negative DPI test result, state-run Abu Dhabi Media Office reported in a tweet.

Residents and visitors who stay for six consecutive days or more within the emirate are instructed to take a PCR test on the sixth day of each visit, in order to protect the health and safety of the community.

Any violations against the regulations will result in penalties and fines.

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