Abu Dhabi panel approves home quarantine in emirate without use of wristbands

Abu Dhabi panel approves home quarantine in emirate without use of wristbands

The decision follows the implementation of enhanced precautionary measures.

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 pandemic has approved home quarantine without the use of wristbands for international travellers and those in contact with positive cases, effective from Sunday, 19 September. Those with positive cases must still wear a wristband.

The decision follows the implementation of enhanced precautionary measures.

Abu Dhabi panel approves home quarantine in emirate without use of wristbands
No COVID-19 test required to enter Abu Dhabi from within UAE

The committee has approved continued strict adherence to home quarantine procedures and required testing schedules based on personal responsibility, apart from monitoring by healthcare systems to ensure compliance with precautionary measures. Violators will be reported to the Attorney-General.

The committee urges all citizens, residents and visitors to continue adhering to precautionary measures to protect public health and safety and advance the nation’s sustainable recovery.

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