Coronavirus Pandemic

UAE: Hospital visitors need to take Covid test for inpatient visits

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on January 18, 2021 | Last updated on January 19, 2021 at 04.48 am

(Agencies file)

Visitors who have received Covid jab are exempted from testing.

Abu Dhabi's heath authority, SEHA, updated its guidelines for inpatient visits by requiring visitors to get a negative Covid-19 PCR test.

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In a statement issued on social media on Monday, SEHA said:

"For your safety and for theirs, and as per the guidelines issued by Department of Health, the following procedures for inpatient visits are now in effect"

Residents who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus are exempted from taking the test.

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