Abu Dhabi introduces coronavirus ‘green pass’ requirement for accessing public places

SourceSaudi Gazette

Saudi Gazette report ABU DHABI — Abu Dhabi has approved the usage of the “green pass” on the Alhosn app to access a broad range of facilities and attractions across the emirate, the UAE’s official news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. The move, which will come into force on June 15 (Tuesday), is based on the emirate’s 4-pillar strategy to combat COVID-19 focused on vaccination, active contract tracings, safe entry, and adopting preventive measures. According to the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee (NCEMA), a “green pass” will be mandatory in order to access venues including: • Shopping malls • Large supermarkets • Restaurants, bars and cafés • Museums • Cinemas • Entertainment centres • Gyms • Hotels (and facilities within) • Public parks • Public beaches • Private beaches and swimming pools The committee clarified that these procedures complement existing and approved procedures for activities in vital sectors and apply to those aged 16 years and above....read more...