Covid-19 negative test required to enter Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi has updated the guidelines for people currently entering and exiting the emirate.
All those planning to enter Abu Dhabi are required to take a Covid-19 test outside the emirate beforehand. Authorities said the text message showing a negative test result received within 48 hours must be shown in order to enter the emirate.
All those planning to enter #AbuDhabi are required to take a COVID-19 test outside the emirate. The text message showing a negative test result received within 48 hours must be shown in order to enter.
All texts for tests taken in Abu Dhabi will not be valid for entry. pic.twitter.com/E9OCqSYoam— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) July 3, 2020
It also said a test can be carried out in Abu Dhabi for those planning short trips.
“Those leaving Abu Dhabi for short periods can visit a screening centre in the emirate and to conduct a Covid-19 test before departing and present the result on return,” Abu Dhabi Media office outlined in its update.
It said the result will be valid for re-entry if it is received within 48 hours.
“Presenting a test result more than 48 hours after receipt is not valid, and a new test must be taken outside the emirate at any hospital or any screening centre affiliated with the National Screening Programme,” the media office added.
Addressing the community’s needs, guidelines for entry to #AbuDhabi have been updated to enable those leaving to take a test in the emirate before departing and present this result on return, provided this result is within 48 hours of receipt. pic.twitter.com/B4txgfKSvy— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) July 4, 2020