Covid-19: UAE to allow entry to GCC citizens from tomorrow

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The citizens who wish to enter UAE must carry out medical examinations upon arrival.

By Wam

Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 9:25 AM

Last updated: Sat 21 Mar 2020, 1:01 AM

The UAE on Friday updated the procedures for entry of citizens from the Gulf Cooperation Council states into the country. 
The new procedures will be valid from Saturday, March 21, 10 am onwards and will be applicable till further orders as part of precautionary measures taken to contain the spread of Covid-19.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation clarified that citizens of GCC states who wish to enter the country must carry out examination upon arrival.
Besides they have to adhere to home quarantine for 14 days.
Those who have a home in the state will be quarantined at their home and those who do not own a house will be quarantined at places decided by the competent authorities.

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