A new updated guidelines for entering Abu Dhabi was issued by the Abu Dhabi government. The new updated guidelines were issued by Abu Dhabi Media Office.
As per the new guidelines, people leaving Abu Dhabi for a couple of days can take a Covid-19 test in the emirate and present the negative result on returning. The result will be valid for reentry for up to 48 hours.
Presenting the test result more than 48 hours after receipt will not be considered valid. A new test will have to be taken outside the emirate in this case.
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
Previously, only results of tests taken outside Abu Dhabi were considered valid to enter the Capital.
Children aged under 12 years and those with medical appointments for kidney or cancer treatments are exempted from taking the Covid-19 test.