Abu Dhabi extends its entry and exit restrictions another week

This is the second extension Abu Dhabi has put in place after its initial entry-exit restrictions introduced on June 2.

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
Abu Dhabi Traffic
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Abu Dhabi has extended the restrictions it placed earlier to restrict travel between different areas of the emirate including entry and exit in the region by another week.

The move which was announced by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the COVID-19‬ Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and Department of Health – Abu Dhabi extends the regional movement ban for one more week, starting from today.

The ban includes movements between Abu Dhabi’s regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafrah) as well as in and out of the emirate. It implies to all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE nationals.

Exemptions are available by special permit for employees in essential sectors, emergency medical cases, and all goods and mail. Movement within each region is permitted in line with National Sterilisation Programme hours.

This step strives to improve the effectiveness of the expanded National Screening Programme, which screened 388k+ people in the past 2 weeks, among precautionary and preventative measures being taken to control the spread of COVID-19, and shield the health and safety of the community

To apply for a permit, visit https://es(dot)adpolice(dot)gov(dot)ae/en/movepermit