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Covid-19 in UAE: Abu Dhabi home quarantine rules; all you need to know

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on May 29, 2021 | Last updated on May 29, 2021 at 03.41 pm

Isolation guidelines will differ for those quarantining after coming into contact with an infected person.

Home quarantine rules for vaccinated Abu Dhabi residents will differ from those who have not received a vaccine, authorities reminded the public on Saturday.

Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee, in collaboration with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre, has issued a reminder about home quarantine guidelines for those in contact with a positive case.

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Vaccinated individuals are required to spend five days in quarantine. They must take a PCR test on day four, and can remove the wristband on day five if they receive a negative test result.

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Those who are unvaccinated are required to quarantine for 10 days. They must take a PCR test on day eight, and can remove the wristband on day 10 if they receive a negative test result.

All those who are registered for home quarantine can conduct a free walk-in PCR test and remove the wristband at Mina Zayed Center, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain Convention Centre and Al Dhafra Hospital.

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The committee also urges all community members who suspect they have been in contact with an infected individual to self-isolate to protect the health and safety of their family members.

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