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Covid-19: Abu Dhabi likely to end quarantine for travellers from July 1

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on May 16, 2021 | Last updated on May 16, 2021 at 11.26 pm

(Reuters)

Authorities have revealed plans to resume tourism activities.


The Abu Dhabi authorities on Sunday revealed plans to resume tourism activities in the emirate and open doors to international visitors starting July 1. Quarantine requirements will also be lifted, Arabic daily Emarat Al Youm said in a report filed on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2021.

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According to the regulations currently in place, effective May 3, 2021, vaccinated travellers arriving from 'green' countries must take a PCR test on arrival and on day 6, without the need to quarantine.

Vaccinated travellers arriving from other countries must take a PCR test on arrival, quarantine for five days, and take another PCR test on day four.

The protocol applies to all vaccinated UAE citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi who have received their second vaccine dose at least 28 days earlier, which is documented in the vaccine report on Alhosn app.

As for non-vaccinated citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi arriving from ‘green’ countries, they must take a PCR test on arrival without the need to quarantine, as well as two other PCR tests on days six and 12.

Non-vaccinated citizens and residents arriving from other countries must take a PCR test on arrival, quarantine for 10 days and take another PCR test on day eight.

The latest green list countries are:

>Australia

>Bhutan

>Brunei

>China

>Cuba

>Greenland

>Hong Kong (SAR)

>Iceland

>Israel

>Japan

>Mauritius

>Morocco

>New Zealand

>Portugal

>Russia

>Saudi Arabia

>Singapore

>South Korea

>Switzerland

>Taiwan (ROC)

>Tajikistan

>United Kingdom

>Uzbekistan





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