Take note of Covid-19 testing hours for Eid Al Fitr holidays

 khaleejtimes.com  05/24/2020 03:01:31   Ashwani Kumar
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Covid-19 testing centres run by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) across the UAE will be temporarily closed only for the festival day of Eid Al Fitr on Sunday.

Seha clarified that a number of screening centres will be reopened on the second and third days of Eid. More screening centres will be operational from Wednesday.

From next week, nine new testing centres will be opened, bringing the total number of facilities to 24.

How to book a test

Seha on Saturday said they have received more than 60,000 calls via the Estijaba hotline in March and April, with inquiries, comments and appointment or screening requests related to Covid-19.

It has deployed 238 trained doctors, admin staff and volunteers to manage the hotline.

People can download the Seha app or call the Estijaba helpline at 8001717 to book a screening appointment for Covid-19 from anywhere in the UAE.

Service hours of screening centres

(for 2nd & 3rd day of eid)>> Zayed Sports City, Al Wathba, Al Bahia in Abu Dhabi (8 am to 4 pm)>> Al Hili and Asharj in Al Ain (8 am to 4 pm)>> Al Khawaneej in Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah (10 am to 6 pm)(After Eid break)>> 8am to 7pm, Saturday to Thursday in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain>> 8am to 7pm, Sunday to Thursday in Al Dhafra region

>> 10am to 6pm, Sunday to Thursday, in all other emirates.


Ashwani Kumar

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