Coronavirus: Face fines for not taking PCR test on sixth day in Abu Dhabi

 khaleejtimes.com  09/16/2020 21:46:30   Web report/Abu Dhabi

Web report/Abu Dhabi

Filed on September 16, 2020 | Last updated on September 17, 2020 at 06.27 am
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You must take a Covid-19 test six days after entering the emirate as regulations are now being rigorously enforced.

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the Covid-19 pandemic has started implementing regulations punishing those who fail to take a mandatorypolymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on day 6 of entering Abu Dhabi.

Those falling to take the PCR test on day six will be liable to fines and legal proceedings.

The punishments are to ensure adherence to precautionary measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic urges those travelling into #AbuDhabi emirate to adhere to the precautionary measures, including a mandatory PCR test on day 6, in order to protect the community's safety pic.twitter.com/Iku49e0rxf

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In a tweet on Saturday, the Abu Dhabi media office pointed out that either a negative PCR or DPI test result from the previous 48 hours is required at entry point, besides a mandatory PCR test on the sixth consecutive day of stay in the emirate.

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