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UAE launches 'coronavirus-free' zones

29.06.2021 128 просмотров

Abu Dhabi will allow only vaccinated people to enter public areas from 20 August.

Visiting public places in Abu Dhabi from August 20th will be allowed only to people who have been vaccinated against the new coronavirus. This was announced on Monday by the Emirate Crisis and Emergency Committee, Al-Arabiya TV channel reports.

“Public areas, including shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, recreation areas, entertainment centers, museums, theme parks and gyms in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) From 20 August will be available only to vaccinated people - stated in the published communiqué. " The decision was made following the vaccination of 93% of the emirate's target groups and in order to preserve the health of the community." The measure also affects resort areas, kindergartens, schools and universities.

The decision does not apply to those who have official documents on removal on for medical reasons, and children under the age of 15 years.

Earlier, the capital announced its readiness to vaccinate tourists who want to get vaccinated and those with an expired visa free of charge. According to the UAE Ministry of Health, at the moment, 85% of citizens and residents of the country have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. As noted, among those who contracted the coronavirus and are under ventilators in intensive care units of hospitals, 92% are unvaccinated patients and only 8% are vaccinated.

However, the emirate still requires a PCR test to enter the country. For those entering from 27 states, quarantine is not required, everyone else must self-isolate for 10 days. Russia was excluded from the "green list" on June 16 against a new wave of the pandemic in Russia.

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