Citizens arriving in Dubai are no longer required to take a PCR test for the coronavirus before leaving the place they are coming from and are only required to take the test on arrival in the emirate, Dubai Media Office reported.
The duration of their stay abroad and where they are coming from makes no difference, the office added.
Tourists and residents, however, are still required to take the test before traveling to Dubai.
Those departing Dubai for destinations that require the PCR test to be taken before travel must take the test before departing the emirate.
Undergoing a PCR test before travel is mandatory for transit passengers from some countries and when the country of destination requires this, the office added.
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