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Abu Dhabi authorities have introduced new rules for entering the city

19.01.2022 125 просмотров

Vaccination with a booster dose of the vaccine will be a condition for entry into Abu Dhabi.


Abu Dhabi will require those entering the UAE capital to present proof of receipt of a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This was reported by the Arab News newspaper on Tuesday.

The new rules imposed by the Abu Dhabi authorities are due to a sharp increase in the incidence of COVID-19 caused by the spread of the omicron strain.

As the newspaper notes , a special mobile application developed by the UAE government as a so-called green passport to confirm vaccinated status, a warning appeared that from this week, those wishing to visit Abu Dhabi are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 only if they have been revaccinated at least six months later after receiving the second component. In addition, a mandatory condition for entry into Abu Dhabi will be the presence of a negative test for COVID-19 made within the last two weeks.

In October 2021, the Russian Direct Investment Fund reported that the UAE government approved Sputnik Light » as a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The UAE, with a population of 9.8 million, has recorded 808,237 cases of coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, with 761,213 people recovered and 2,195 patients, according to the latest data. died from infection-related complications. The country's immunization rate is considered one of the highest in the world. According to the Ministry of Health, 23,108,541 vaccinations have been made in the UAE: 100% of citizens and residents subject to vaccination received at least one dose of the drug, more than 93% received two doses.

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