UAE: No more PCR Covid tests for vaccinated staff at malls, restaurants in Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi - Regular Covid tests remain mandatory for employees who are not yet vaccinated.



By Web Report

Published: Fri 1 Jan 2021, 7:11 PM

Last updated: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 12:52 PM

Shop and restaurant employees in Abu Dhabi — who have taken the Covid-19 vaccine — are no longer required to under go PCR tests every 14 days, authorities announced on Friday.

In a social media post, the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi (ADDED), this applies to all residents who work at restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets, bakeries, malls and shopping centres, butcheries, and other retailers.

Regular Covid tests remain mandatory for employees who are not yet vaccinated, and establishments must bear testing costs.

ADDED reminded that the Covid-19 vaccine is available to residents for free at all health centres.


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