Abu Dhabi Imposes Ban On Movement To Fight Covid-19

Gulf Today|June 01, 2020

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Abu Dhabi Imposes Ban On Movement To Fight Covid-19
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Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the COVID-19 pandemic in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and Department of Health have announced a ban on movement entering and exiting the emirate and between its regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafrah) starting from Tuesday 2 June 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 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”

On the other hand, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that the UAE will continue to serve all and pursue all efforts to deliver the UAE Centennial Plan 2071 which aims to make the UAE among the best countries in the world.

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June 01, 2020