Good news as domestic workers in UAE will be given FREE coronavirus tests. This was according to an order made by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Along with this directive for domestic workers, there will also be free tests for the UAE citizens and other categories including: people of determination, pregnant women, residents who are over 50 years old, people with coronavirus symptoms and the contacts of coronavirus patients.
UAE Announces FREE COVID-19 Tests
This directive is in line with the preventive and precautionary measures taken by the UAE to contain the spread of the virus.
The health authorities will set the dates for tests and notify the public accordingly.
MOHAP and NCEMA said the move is part of the leadership’s keen efforts to provide all support and to take all necessary action to stem the spread of COVID-19 for the safety of the community and the wellbeing of the UAE citizens and residents.
Below is a post from Emirates News Agency:
Here is the official announcement from the Ministry of Health and Prevention:
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