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UAE Bans Travelers From Uganda Due To Rising Covid-19 Cases

Starting June 11, the United Arab Emirates is suspending entry for all travelers from Uganda, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is meant to stop the widespread of the dangerous Covid-19.

The measure applies to all those who have traveled through these countries in the last 14 days. The Emirati citizens, official delegates, and diplomatic passport holders are free from these restrictions

Transit flights from the UAE to the affected countries and cargo flights will continue to operate. The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the General Civil Aviation Authority of the UAE announced this decision yesterday.

Travelers from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda through other countries must have to stay in those countries for not less than 14 days to be issued entry to the country.

Responsible authorities advise all passengers affected by the decision to follow up and communicate with the airlines associated with them to make changes where necessary.

Those excluded from the ban must ensure the SOPs including social distancing, wearing a face mask, and hand sanitizing. Arriving nationals from the suspended nations also undergo a 10-day quarantine.

Related: Uganda Airlines starts weekly flights to Johannesburg.

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