UAE: Covid test must for unvaccinated workers in 5 sectors

Abu Dhabi - All private sector staff required to take PCR test in Abu Dhabi.

By Wam

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Published: Mon 22 Mar 2021, 10:53 PM

Last updated: Tue 23 Mar 2021, 1:32 AM

Employees in five sectors across the UAE will need to take a Covid PCR test every 14 days.

Also read: Mandatory Covid tests for pvt sector staff in Capital

The five sectors include: Hotels, restaurants, transportation, and health, as well as social and personal activities such as laundries, beauty salons, and hairdressers.

Those who are vaccinated against Covid are exempted.

The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has called on establishments, companies, and institutions operating in the five economic sectors to get their workers to take the test.

The new rule is effective from March 28.


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