Testing for COIVD-19 is required for entry into Abu Dhabi as well as for all residents travelling in and out of the UAE.
Recently, seven new centres opened in the UAE offering the faster and cheaper DPI laser test.
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Now, three more locations are set to offer the super-fast testing including Ghantoot, Al Hili Wedding Hall in Al Ain and Emirates Hospitality Centre in Ajman.
The locations in Ajman and Ghantoot are open 24 hours a day.
The tests, which deliver results in minutes, does not test if a person as COVID-19 but does indicate whether the individuals blood cells are fighting an infection.
If the test, which delivers results in minutes, shows a PCR swab test is required this will be carried out immediately and the individual will have to self-isolate until the result is shared.
If the laser test is negative, residents are permitted to re-enter Abu Dhabi within 48 hours of receiving the test result by showing an SMS at the Abu Dhabi border.
All appointments must be booked in advance using the SEHA mobile app.
In Au Dhabi, DPI laser test are available at Ghantoot, Corniche and Zayed Sports City.
For Dubai, tests are available at Al Khawaneej and Mina Rashed.
In the Northern Emirates, tests can be carried out at Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club, Emirates Hospitality Centre in Ajman as well as centres in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
For more information visit www.seha.ae.