Covid-19: UAE announces updated guidelines for close contacts of positive cases

The new guidelines will come into effect immediately



By Web Desk

Published: Fri 25 Mar 2022, 9:36 PM

Last updated: Fri 25 Mar 2022, 10:45 PM

UAE health authorities have announced updates to the procedures that those who have had close contact with a Covid-positive person must undergo.

According to the revision by the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, close contacts now only need to conduct a PCR test on the first and seventh days, or when symptoms appear.

The new rules will come into effect immediately.

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The announcement was made in coordination with NCEMA's strategic partners in the health sector.


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