#Quarantine

UAE adds another country to its ‘safe travel corridor’ for vaccinated people

Citizens and residents will be required to show documentation that they have received the last dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

UAE and Serbia set up quarantine-free travel corridor for fully vaccinated people

Citizens and expatriate residents who want to benefit from the exemption will need to show evidence confirming they have received the last shot of the Covid-19 vaccine

Two men imprisoned in the UAE for flouting Covid-19 precautionary measures

The individuals flouted quarantine requirements and filmed themselves not wearing masks

Abu Dhabi adds nine countries, including the UK, to its ‘green list’

Passengers arriving from the green list destinations are exempt from mandatory quarantine measures

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Kuwait eases Covid-19 restrictions, exempts vaccinated arrivals from institutional quarantine

The nightly curfew timing has been reduced by one hour

Abu Dhabi updates green list of destinations which do not require quarantine

Kazakhstan, which was added in the previous update, has now been removed from the list

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Abu Dhabi amends ‘green list’ destinations, Saudi back in

The new list, effective from March 8, includes 13 countries, up from 10 in the previous update

Kuwait begins nightly curfew, mulls lifting institutional quarantine for vaccinated arrivals

A 12-hour nightly curfew – from 5pm to 5am – will be in place for one month starting Sunday, March 7

Abu Dhabi removes Saudi Arabia from ‘green list’, destinations cut to 10

Passengers arriving from the green list are exempt from mandatory quarantine measures

Kuwait adds 33 countries, including UAE, US to Covid-19 ‘high-risk’ list – reports

On Sunday, Kuwait extended its entry ban on foreign nationals indefinitely

Mandatory hotel quarantine in Kuwait for all incoming passengers to begin next week

The costs for the hotel quarantine will have to be borne by the passengers

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Abu Dhabi reduces number of ‘green list’ countries that do not require quarantine

Some of the countries removed from the ‘green list’ include Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Maldives and Thailand

UAE updates quarantine rules for federal government employees

All federal bodies are to submit a weekly report on the status of their employees

Abu Dhabi modifies ‘green list’ destinations, adds Australia and removes Kuwait

Passengers arriving from the green list are exempt from mandatory quarantine measures

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Abu Dhabi expands ‘green list’ of countries that do not require quarantine

Bahrain is the latest to be added to the list, which also includes other Gulf countries

UK says travellers from the UAE will now have to self-isolate for 10 days

The UAE has been removed from the UK’s travel corridor list

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Saudi Arabia reopens borders, resumes international flights from January 3

Saudi Arabia enforced the entry ban on December 20, 2020

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Revealed: List of things to do to survive a quarantine

Keeping yourself busy during quarantine might turn out to be more fun than you think

Air Arabia announces free global Covid-19 cover for all passengers

The cover includes medical expenses and quarantine costs and is valid for 31 days

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Man arrested, fined Dhs50,000 for breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules in Dubai

The man, who posted a video on social media saying he had gone out to buy coffee despite being infected with the virus, was charged with “endangering his life and that of others”

Emirates issues travel advisory for passengers travelling to and from Dubai

Travel protocols have changed in the UAE in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic

Dubai’s Emirates to be first airline to offer free cover for Covid-19 medical costs for passengers

The cover for Covid-19 related medical expenses and quarantine costs is offered to all its customers regardless of class of travel or destination

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Dubai reopens to international tourists

Airports in Dubai were closed to international visitors in late March

UAE warns of hefty fines for those violating Covid-19 precautions

Penalties will be doubled for those repeating the violation while third time offenders could face imprisonment for up to six months and an increased fine of Dhs100,000

India issues new guidelines for international arrivals

India began its ‘Mission Vande Bharat’ earlier this month to repatriate its nationals stranded abroad

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UAE conducts over one million Covid-19 tests, total case count reaches 9,813

The UAE reported 532 new Covid-19 cases and seven additional deaths on Saturday

People returning to the UAE from these countries must self-isolate for 14 days

School students and staff to undergo mandatory 14-day self-isolation after returning to the UAE irrespective of the country to which they have travelled