UAE revamps facemask rule

Monday, September 26th, 2022 5:40pm

By ARN News Staff

Wearing a facemask is no longer mandatory in most public spaces across the UAE.

This was announced during the UAE government’s special COVID-19 media briefing on Monday.

It’s still mandatory to wear a mask in medical facilities, mosques and public transportation.

All food service providers and confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 must also do the same.

Meanwhile, the Green Pass on Al Hosn app is still required to enter federal government offices.

However, its validity has been changed to 30 days for those vaccinated and seven days for the unvaccinated.

The changes will come into effect on Wednesday, September 28.

More details to follow.

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