UAE introduces ‘green pass’ on Alhosn app to show vaccination and infection status

SourceGulf Business
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Monday approved a new protocol called the ‘green pass’ on the Alhosn app that will be used to show people’s vaccination status and Covid-19 PCR test. According to the Alhosn colour-coding system, there are six categories, including fully vaccinated, second dose recipients, first dose recipients waiting for second dose, those who are late to their second dose appointment, those exempt from receiving the vaccine and the non-vaccinated, reported state-run news agency WAM. Category 1 covers those vaccinated who have received their second dose at least 28 days earlier or are volunteers in vaccine trials.

For these individuals, a negative PCR test result will appear on Alhosn app in green for 30 days as well as show the active icon (letter E or Gold Star) for seven days. Category 2 covers those who have received their second dose less than 28 days earlier, For these individuals, a a negative PCR test...read more...