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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Emergencies, Crises and Disasters Committee has updated entry requirements for unvaccinated visitors to events, tourist attractions and cultural sites in the emirate, effective today (17 March).
Unvaccinated people can now enter with a negative PCR test received within 48 hours. The updated guidance is part of reduced precautionary measures in line with the ongoing recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Wednesday, the UAE government claimed that the country is currently experiencing a significant decrease in the number of infections and deaths from the COVID-19 virus.
Dr Taher Al Amiri, official spokesperson for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said: “Nowadays, there is a significant drop in the number of infections and deaths. , through the vision and wise guidance of wise leaders to strengthen the strategic balance among all sectors of the country in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and through harmony, cooperation and integration between relevant authorities aimed at controlling the pandemic.
Al Amiri added during the UAE government press conference in Abu Dhabi, to review the latest developments in the COVID-19 situation, that the UAE’s handling of the crisis was characterized by professionalism and thus, according to global indicators, he has become one of the most successful global role models, not to mention his humanitarian initiatives locally and globally.