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DUBAI – The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced on Monday (January 18) new rules requiring all government employees to undergo PCR test for Covid-19 every seven days.
According to the authority, the new requirement applies to all employees of the UAE’s ministries and federal government departments.
The PCR test will be paid for by the government.
Employees who have received complete dosage of Covid-19 vaccine are exempted from the requirement, according to the authority.
Previously, all government employees were required to take the PCR test every 14 days at their own expense.
In Sharjah, the Sharjah Private Education Authority ordered private shool teachers and staff to undergo Covid-19 testing every 14 days. ICA/Expat Media
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