COVID In UAE: All The Latest Rules And Updates You Need To Know

by Ishita Agarwal
COVID In UAE: All The Latest Rules And Updates You Need To Know

A fresh Covid in UAE update resleases in front of students’ summer vacation return to the classroom. According to the update, public secondary school pupils above the age of 12 who attend must take a PCR test before they return to class following the break. The time between the negative PCR test result and the commencement of the first day of classes cannot exceed 96 hours. Read on to know more about this latest update. 

Private Schools Are Not Making PCR Tests Mandatory 

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has clarified that the new COVID-19 regulations, which were issued by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday, August 23, only apply to students above the age of 12 who attend public schools. Children in grades 2 and above must wear masks at private schools in Dubai. 

No matter their age, parents are urged to keep their kids home if they exhibit any of the following symptoms. A temperature of 37.5°C or higher, a cough, body aches or fatigue, shortness of breath. Moreover, a sore throat, a runny nose, loss of sense of taste or smell, diarrhoea or nausea, vomiting, and a headache.

 

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Other Updates And Rules On Covid In UAE

Bus operators and attendants must continue using hand sanitizers and masks, according to the notification. Children and workers with COVID-19 may study remotely, and everyone inside must wear masks.

Students who have been exempt from vaccines for medical reasons have perCOVID In UAE: All The Latest Rules And Updates You Need To Knowmit to attend class. In the UAE, wearing face masks inside establishments, including restaurants, bars, and event spaces, is compulsory. However, those who will not, will get fine for Dhs3000. A negative PCR test is still necessary for unvaccinated visitors to enter the UAE. 

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