UAE residents may enter Abu Dhabi as long as they have received a negative COVID-19 test within the previous 48 hours, the emirate’s media office announced on Monday.
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The results must be shown via the Alhosn app or a text message from any hospital or screening center in the country, Abu Dhabi media office said.
However, non-Abu Dhabi based workers are still prohibited from entering the city.
Exemptions on the required testing will be made for mail and all types of goods, the media office added.
Entry into the capital city had been prohibited, but residents were allowed to move within the emirate’s borders.
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with @DoHSocial and @ADPoliceHQ, announce that entering #AbuDhabi emirate is permitted for all those who have received negative test results within the previous 48 hours. pic.twitter.com/aFfoe6ZnUu— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) June 29, 2020
The UAE last week announced the completion of the nationwide sterilization program and the lifting of the nightime curfew.