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UAE: Only 0.7% travelers tested positive for COVID-19 

The UAE said that it has tested 2.4 million COVID-19 tests to all arriving passengers since flights have assumed amid the pandemic.

The infection, however, is at 0.7 per cent, based on a report on Khaleej Times.

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GCAA) official said in  a briefing that all approved testing centres work as per the highest global standards.

Authorities imposed severe penalties if testing qualities have been compromised.

The UAE has worked with global agencies to set safe travel standards.

“All Covid safety measures implemented by the UAE are in line with recommendations issued by different agencies, including the World Health Organisation,” authorities said.

The UAE has imposed mandatory procedures like pre-testing, testing upon arrival and home or institutional quarantine.

Around 70 percent of frontline workers in the aviation sector have been vaccinated against the virus. (TDT)

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