#Covid-19 Testing

Covid-19 sub-variant eris driving new case surge

Covid-19 new variant Eris is spiking cases across the UK, US: Here’s what we know

It has been detected in 38 states in the US and 39 countries till date

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s tourist attractions and events can now operate at full capacity

It has also approved an extension of the green pass validity period on the Al Hosn app from 14 to 30 days for those who are fully vaccinated

Expo Dubai 2020

Expo 2020 Dubai: Visitors to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or negative PCR test

On presentation of any valid Expo 2020 ticket, alongside an Expo 1-Day or Multi-Day Pass, visitors can avail a free Covid-19 PCR test at several centres across the city

Children Covid-19 testing

UAE health ministry publishes list of Covid-19 testing centres for school children in northern emirates

The ministry identified 63 testing centres for students across Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Qaiwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah

dubai airport covid-19 testing laboratory

New Covid-19 lab at Dubai airport can process 100,000 samples daily

Located close to Terminal 2, the 20,000 square-foot lab was built in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority and Pure Health

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi updates Covid-19 testing and quarantine rules for vaccinated citizens and residents

The new rules effective Monday, May 3, require vaccinated citizens and residents to show proof of their jabs on the Alhosn app

Seha drive-through Covid-19 vaccination

New drive-through Covid-19 screening and vaccination centre opens in Al Ain

SEHA also announced the closure of its drive-through screening center in Al Masoudi effective Friday May 30, 2021

Ajman Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

New mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination centre opens in Ajman

The centre has already begun receiving Emiratis and residents in Ajman, and the 12 mobile units will cover several regions across the emirate

Dubai Covid-19 Breath Analyser

Dubai conducting clinical trials for Covid-19 breath analyser

The trials are being conducted on 2,500 patients, with the analyser capable of delivering results in under a minute

Abu Dhabi International Airport Covid-19 PCR Test

Free Covid-19 PCR tests at new lab inside Abu Dhabi International Airport

The 4,000-square-metre facility with 190 staff is capable of conducting over 20,000 tests per day, with results available in approximately 90 minutes

Ajman University Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

UAE: New Covid-19 vaccination, testing centre opens in Ajman

It is located in the Sheikh Zayed Exhibitions and Conferences Hall in Ajman University

Abu Dhabi UAE

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi updates testing rules for entry from within the UAE

A DPI test can no longer be used on two consecutive occasions to enter Abu Dhabi

Oman airport

Over 75% of visitors to Oman show Covid-19 symptoms within 7 days

All travellers to Oman will be required to undergo a Covid-19 test seven days after their arrival into the country

Capital Health Screening Centre Abu Dhabi

Covid-19: Tourists in Abu Dhabi can get tested for Dhs180 at new drive-through facility

Residents and tourists need not pre-book appointments, and will receive their results via SMS between 24 and 48 hours of being tested

Dubai Mall of the Emirates

Covid-19 tests for Dhs150 at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif and City Centre Deira in Dubai

Customers need to pre-book an appointment before visiting the testing centres

Dubai Health Authority

DHA opens three new Covid-19 testing facilities in Dubai

There are now five dedicated Covid-19 testing centres in Dubai

covid-19 coronavirus

Fujairah opens free Covid-19 testing centre for UAE residents and citizens

The testing facility is located in Mirbah, Fujairah


Ajman to open free Covid-19 testing centre on July 23

The centre has a testing capacity of over 2,000 people per day

Free Covid-19 tests for all expat residents and UAE citizens in Fujairah

The initiative will be undertaken in coordination with the Fujairah Medical District and the emirate’s emergency crisis and disaster management team


Abu Dhabi’s Covid-19 laser-testing at border made by-appointment only

A new laser-based DPI technique developed by the QuantLase Imaging Lab can rapidly screen travellers at the border for Covid-19

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways rolls out Covid-19 home-testing for travellers in the UAE

It has collaborated with Mediclinic to conduct the Covid-19 PCR tests

QuantLase Imaging Lab

UAE develops rapid coronavirus laser testing technology with results available in seconds

The device which is expected to be available in the market over the next few months is developed by QuantLase Imaging Lab and will enable rapid mass-scale testing