COVID negative travelers can enter Abu Dhabi

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Travelers who have received COVID-19 negative test results within the previous 48 hours are now permitted to enter Abi Dhabi. 

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the COVID-19 pandemic, in collaboration with the Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi Police made the corresponding announcement yesterday.

Incoming travelers will have to show the valid COVID-19 negative Results through the AlHosn App or text message from any hospital or any screening centre in the UAE that is affiliated to the National Screening Programme. This restriction is not applicable for the movement of mail and all types of goods.

Agencies urge the public to continue adhering to all precautionary measures, including wearing masks and observing physical distancing inside vehicles. Entry of non-Abu Dhabi-based workers into the emirate is still prohibited.