The new rules concern people who are visiting Abu Dhabi to attend an event or an exhibition
31 October 2021| Last updated on 31 October 2021
The new entry rules to Abu Dhabi are effective from Sunday, October 31.
The capital has updated its entry rules for people travelling to the emirate to attend events or exhibitions, announced the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic.
As of Sunday, 31st of October, 2021, residents or visitors who are travelling into Abu Dhabi for an event or exhibition, including those related to business, entertainment and sport, are required to present a negative PCR test result with a 96-hour validity, and must have a 'green' status on their Al Hosn app.
The Abu Dhabi media office officially tweeted on Saturday: "Entry requirements include green status on Alhosn app and a negative PCR test result within 96 hours. Attendees must also commit to wearing face masks."
Previously, event goers in Abu Dhabi had to present negative PCR test results with a 48-hour validity only. It has been bumped up to a 96-hour validity.
As of Saturday, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 88 new Covid-19 cases, 111 recoveries, and zero deaths.
The total number of cases in UAE is now at 739,824, out of which 734,014 successfully recovered. Coronavirus-related deaths in the country stands at 2,136.