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At the Dubai International Airport.

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180,000 blue-collar workers repatriated from Abu Dhabi

 

DUBAI – The Abu Dhabi Government has repatriated 180,000 blue-collar workers who tested negative for coronavirus, officials said.

The repatriation effort spanned three months and is considered one of the largest operations of its kind, according to the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee.

The committee said officials ensured that those on repatriation flights were Covid-free and had received their salaries or end of service fees.

The repatriation campaign came after officials said that mass testing in the capital;s Mussaffah area reached 570,000 people.

Meanwhile on Monday (June 29), Abu Dhabi authorities said residents who want to enter Abu Dhabi must present a certificate showing a negative test result for Covid-19. The health certificate must be issued in 48 hours. ICA/Expat Media

 


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