The rapid COVID-19 laser testing center that allows people to enter Abu Dhabi without organizing a test elsewhere is fully booked for over two weeks, according to its website.
A screenshot from the Ghantoot website showing a lack of options to book an appointment on August 13, 2020. The earliest available slot, as of July 27, was 15.30 on August 14, 2020. (Screengrab)
Cars line up as people wait to enter a drive thru testing centre for the COVID-19 coronavirus in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on April 2, 2020. (AFP)
Due to high demand for the laser-based DPI screening to enter #AbuDhabi, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis & Disasters Committee approved a new process in which the service provider will only offer screening based on pre-booked appointments via the website: https://t.co/DWhcq3yVl0 pic.twitter.com/mvekfq5l3M— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) July 15, 2020