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Price of Covid-19 Tests in Dubai Reduced to AED 250

DHA cut down Covid-19 test fees to AED 250 in all hospitals, clinics, and medical centres across Dubai

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14 September 2020

Last updated on 14 September 2020
Price of All Covid-19 Tests in Dubai Reduced to AED 250

The decision was made to encourage more people in Dubai to get tested for the virus

The price of Covid-19 tests in Dubai has been slashed to AED 250, announced the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Previously, the typical cost of a PCR nasal swab test was AED 370.

On Sunday, DHA reduced the price of PCR nasal swabs in both private and public medical facilities by more than AED 100.

The move part of the authority's precautionary and preventive measures, as it aims to encourage more residents, citizens, and visitors in the emirate to be more proactive with their Covid-19 tests.

DHA said they would spare no effort to combat Covid-19 to ensure the safety of the UAE community.

The decision follows a similar announcement by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) to cut down the costs of Covid-19 tests.

In Abu Dhabi, the move applied to all drive-through and walk-in Covid-19 test services offered in the capital.

To enter Abu Dhabi, a negative PCR test result is required from outside the emirate's borders, which must be received from the previous 48 hours.

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UAE health authorities reported 640 new cases and 468 recoveries, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country to 79,489. ⁣⁣⁣The total number of those who recovered from Coronavirus stands at 69,451.
The death toll is currently at 399.

The UAE has conducted over than 8.1 million Covid-19 tests so far.