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UAE issues guidelines for travellers from Oman via road
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Muscat: The UAE said it welcomes travellers coming from Oman through the land borders, the official statement said.


The General Authority of Ports, Borders and Free Zones Security and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) said those coming from Oman via land crossings from September 1 shall be required to present a negative PCR test result, conducted no more than 48 hours before the date of arrival, in addition to undertaking a rapid PCR test while on the vehicle upon arrival.


They also have to undertake a PCR on day four of entry should they stay four consecutive days or more, in addition to another PCR test on day eight of entry should they stay eight consecutive days or more.


The two authorities underlined the importance of complying with all precautionary measures in place, including wearing masks, maintaining physical distance and sanitizing luggage.


"Those suffering from chronic diseases and individuals with Covid-19 symptoms are advised to avoid travel," the statement said.


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