Since June 2, the authorities of Abu Dhabi have limited travel for members of the community between the regions of the emirate for a week, in particular on movement between the territories of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafrah. And in addition, a ban was placed on entry and exit from the emirate.
The purpose of such a ban was to limit the spread of coronavirus, as well as to ensure the testing of the population in the maximum volume.
However, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee decided to extend the travel ban. From Tuesday, June 9, measures are extended for another week. The ban is said to apply to all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE Nationals. Exceptions are also provided, they can be used by employees of vital sectors who must have appropriate permission.
Further decisions will be made by the authorities in accordance with the analysis of the current situation.
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