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United Arab Emirates Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 Jan 2021

This country has reported a recent increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, this country has now changed from a moderate to a high risk of exposure to COVID-19.

  • Please check the fitfortravel United Arab Emirates page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Advice for Travellers

There is a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in this country.

  • You are advised to consider avoiding non-essential travel to this country, particularly if you are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19. If you are at increased risk you should seek medical advice prior to making any decisions to travel.

To find out if you are at increased risk of severe COVID-19, check the following websites: 

For further information, see Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel pages.