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Abu Dhabi civil servants are required to have a PCR test every 7 days

It has been announced that all employees of Abu Dhabi government agencies and companies will need to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test every 7 days.

This directive will come into effect on Sunday, December 26th.

The Abu Dhabi Media Office said in a brief statement on Twitter that the decision was aimed at strengthening existing measures to protect public health.

“In collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis and Disaster Commission, the Department of Government Assistance will set mandatory requirements for PCR testing every 7 days for all employees of government agencies and companies in the Emirate from Sunday, December 26, 2021. I will do it. ” ..

No further details are given.

At the beginning of the week, Abu Dhabi tightened border immigration restrictions as part of its efforts to maintain low Covid-19 infection rates.

From Sunday, December 19, the capital of the United Arab Emirates has deployed an EDE scanner at the entrance for everyone traveling by road from other parts of the country.

EDE scanners use technology to quickly detect potential coronavirus cases by measuring changes in electromagnetic waves.

read more: Covid-19: Abu Dhabi Announces New Border Immigration Regulations

Meanwhile, the UAE on Monday also announced that all employees and the general public seeking access to the federal sector will need to get green status in the AlHosn app from Monday, January 3rd.

The judgment applies nationwide.

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the National Emergency and Disaster Management Agency (NCEMA) said the decision was made as part of efforts made at the national level to ensure public safety. rice field.

read: United Arab Emirates states that the AlHosn app requires green status to access federal offices

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