To Preserve public health and safety, Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved allowing only those vaccinated to enter some public places effective on August 20, 2021.
The committee stated the decision would enhance safety in areas that have been subject to additional precautionary measures and provide enhanced protection for community members.
The committee approved the first phase to include shopping centres, restaurants, cafes, and all other retail outlets, including those not within a shopping centre, except supermarkets and pharmacies.
The first phase of the decision also includes gyms, recreational facilities and sporting activities, health clubs, resorts, museums, cultural centres and theme parks, as well as universities, institutes, public and private schools and children’s nurseries in the emirate.
The committee stated that the decision does not apply to unvaccinated individuals with vaccination exemption received through the approved process and registered on Alhosn app, nor to children aged 15 and under.