The Department of Government Support has approved remote working and reduced attendance at the workplace in Abu Dhabi government and semi-government entities to 30 per cent, to strengthened precautionary measures implemented in the emirate and protect the health of employees and their families.
The authority also announced remote working for all jobs that can be delivered fully from outside the workplace and advised employees over 60 and those with chronic diseases and weak immunity to work remotely.
All unvaccinated employees must take compulsory Covid-19 tests every seven days.
Volunteers in vaccine clinical trials and those vaccinated as part of national vaccination programmes which have active icons (gold star or letter E) on their Alhosn app are exempted from weekly tests.
Cinemas in the emirate of Abu Dhabi have also been ordered closed until further notice. Malls in the emirate have also been asked to function at 40 per cent capacity as a precautionary measure in the wake of the number of Covid-19 cases remaining consistently around the 3,000 mark for the past few weeks.