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Lockdown in Abu Dhabi
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Coronavirus: UAE bans movement in, out of Abu Dhabi as lockdown tightened

Corona Virus case has caused UAE authority to ban movement to and from the UAE’s capital city Abu Dhabi will be restricted for a week from June 2 in line with measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak, the Abu Dhabi Media Office announced on Sunday.

Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and DOH, have announced a ban on movement entering & exiting the emirate and between its regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, & Al Dhafrah) starting from Tuesday 2 June, for 1 week,” the capital’s media office tweeted.

This means that residents of other emirates will be unable to enter Abu Dhabi, while Abu Dhabi residents will be unable to leave.

Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and DOH, have announced a ban on movement entering & exiting the emirate and between its regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, & Al Dhafrah) starting from Tuesday 2 June, for 1 week. pic.twitter.com/U5cnfMBIcC— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) May 31, 2020

However, employees working in vital sectors, patients with chronic illnesses who want to visit hospitals, and the those transporting necessary goods are exempt.

The UAE last week announced that it would be adjusting its nightly curfew starting from May 30, extending it by one hour in the evening to 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. The curfew in the emirate of Dubai remains at 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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During curfew hours, authorities will be conducting the national disinfection program to help prevent the virus from spreading.

Food outlets, cooperatives, grocery stores, supermarkets and pharmacies are permitted to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

“From Saturday 30 May, National Sterilization Program timings in Abu Dhabi will run from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. across all residential areas, industrial zones and workers’ accommodation,” the emirate’s media office said.

Allub News report

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