Abu Dhabi Bans Entry, Exit Of Residents For A Week

Gulf Today|June 01, 2020

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Abu Dhabi Bans Entry, Exit Of Residents For A Week
Exemptions are available by special permit for employees in vital sectors, chronic disease patients visiting hospitals and the transportation of necessary goods

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the COVID-19 pandemic in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and Department of Health announced a ban on movement – entering and exiting the emirate – and between its regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafrah) starting from Tuesday June 2, for 1 week.

The ban covers all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE nationals. Exemptions are available by special permit for employees in vital sectors, chronic disease patients visiting hospitals and the transportation of necessary goods.

Movement within each region is allowed in line with National Sterilisation Programme hours.

This step aims to enhance the effectiveness of the National Screening Programme, in line with a series of precautionary and preventative measures being taken to reduce contact, curb the spread of COVID-19, and protect the health and safety of all community members.

The authorities said, “To apply for a permit visit https://es.adpolice.gov.ae/en/movepermit”

In line with the National Screening Programme, Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the

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June 01, 2020