Covid-19: PCR test now must to enter Dubai police stations

Hesham Salah/Dubai
Filed on February 11, 2021 | Last updated on February 11, 2021 at 03.05 pm
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Vaccinated residents will be exempted from the requirement.

Starting Saturday, February 13, only fully vaccinated residents will be allowed to enter police stations in Dubai, the authorities have announced. Those who are yet to get the Covid-19 vaccine will have to present a negative PCR test result that have been taken no more than 48 hours prior to the visit.

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The Dubai Police General Command reminded the public that they can easily make transactions through smart channels, including the Dubai Police smart app, its official website, the (901) call centre, and the Smart Police Stations (SPS), which operate 24/7 and without human intervention.

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On Wednesday, the Sharjah Police issued a similar announcement, requiring all visitors to its headquarters and centres to present a negative Covid test result or proof of vaccination.

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