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Abu Dhabi Extends the Movement Ban

Abu Dhabi Extends the Movement Ban - Coming Soon in UAE
22 June 2020

Local government decides to extend the movement restrictions, however, movement between regions of the emirate will be permitted.

Abu Dhabi Media Office has announced the extension of the movement ban or another week in Abu Dhabi. This directive was issued by Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and the Department of Health Abu Dhabi.

At the same time, residents will be permitted to move between the Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafrah regions from 06:00 AM on Tuesday, 23 June. The government took such decision in the framework of the National Screening Programme, which provides a range of regulations to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The movement ban prevents travel into the emirate, but there are some exemptions for key groups, for example, frontline workers; those suffering from chronic diseases who need to visit healthcare providers outside their area; and those transporting goods between regions. Travellers, who need to come in Abu Dhabi region, have to fill out an application for a permit.

There is a request form or those who need to apply for a permit. The government highlights the importance of such restrictions, as they are implemented for the protection of public health. The movement ban will be reviewed again on June 29, 2020.

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