Arab News, Wednesday, Aug11, 2021 | Muharram 3, 1443
Covid-19 in Abu Dhabi: Entry for only vaccinated people at public places from August 20
The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has issued a reminder for residents regarding allowing entry into a number of public places only for those vaccinated, effective from Friday, August 20, 2021.
Taking to social media on Tuesday, the committee said that there is less than 10 days to go before entry to some public places in Abu Dhabi is allowed only for those vaccinated.
The decision is in line with the emirate’s strategy to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and complements preventive and precautionary measures taken to preserve public health. It also comes after vaccinating more than 93 per cent of the target groups in Abu Dhabi, a statement issued in June said.
The committee approved the first phase to include shopping centres, restaurants, cafes, spas and all other retail outlets, including those not within a shopping centre, except supermarkets and pharmacies.
The first phase of the decision also includes gyms, recreational facilities and sporting activities, health clubs, resorts, museums, cultural centres and theme parks, as well as universities, institutes, public and private schools and children’s nurseries in the emirate.
The committee stated that the decision does not apply to unvaccinated individuals with vaccination exemption received through the approved process and registered on Alhosn app, nor to children aged 16 and under.