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UAE central bank orders ATMs to be replenished with new banknotes

Banks also asked to sanitising all ATMs on a regular basis and provide disposable latex gloves

UAE central bank orders ATMs to be replenished with new banknotes

The central bank said the new notes should be made available during the salary payment cycle this month to ensure the health and safety of bank customers.

The UAE Central Bank has ordered banks to replenish ATMs with new banknotes of all denominations as part of ongoing efforts in the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The central bank said the new notes should be made available during the salary payment cycle this month to ensure the health and safety of bank customers.

Banks were also advised to immediately implement additional preventive measures regarding the ATM usage, such as sanitising all ATMs on a regular basis. It was also suggested they provide preventive equipment, like disposable latex gloves, to all customers at ATMs. 

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