The UAE authorities on Wednesday announced a suspension on entry of passengers from Zambia, DR Congo and Uganda starting Friday, June 11.
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The United Arab Emirates will suspend entry for travellers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda starting June 11, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the state news agency WAM said on Wednesday.
Transit flights coming to the UAE from other destinations and heading to these countries are excluded from the decision confirmed National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA)
The move includes extending the suspension of entry for travelers who were in these three countries in the 14-day period prior to arrival in the UAE.
Flights between the three countries will continue to allow the transport of passengers from the UAE to Zambia and Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda and the transfer of exempted groups from these countries to the UAE who have applied for exemption.