Abu Dhabi cancels entry checkpoints from other Emirates

Emergency Committee cancel COVID-19 testing requirements, updates procedures to enter the emirate from within the UAE

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic has approved the cancellation of COVID-19 testing entry requirements, effective Sunday, 19th September 2021, as part of the updated procedures to enter Abu Dhabi from within the UAE.

The decision follows the announcement of a decreased COVID-19 infection rate in the emirate of 0.2 percent of total tests and the activation of the green pass system to enter some public places.

The committee will continue to monitor events and urges all citizens, residents and visitors to continue adhering to precautionary measures to protect public health and safety, maintain successes, and advance the nation’s sustainable recovery.

The Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic has approved home quarantine without the use of wristbands for international travellers and those in contact with positive cases, effective Sunday, 19th September 2021. However, positive cases are still required to wear a wristband.

The decision follows implementation of enhanced precautionary measures.

The committee has approved continued strict adherence to home quarantine procedures and required testing schedules based on personal responsibility, as well as monitoring by healthcare systems to ensure compliance with precautionary measures. Violators will be reported to the Attorney-General.

The committee urges all citizens, residents and visitors to continue adhering to precautionary measures to protect public health and safety, maintain successes, and advance the nation’s sustainable recovery.

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