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UAE covid statistics & travel advice
The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in the UAE plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.
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UAE Covid-19 vaccine rollout
Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in the UAE showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.
|As of 29/07/2021||Number of people||Percentage of population|
UAE Covid-19 statistics - new cases
The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for the UAE recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.
|Week ending||7-day average||7-day weekly change||14-day average||14-day weekly change|
New cases 7-day average
The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the UAE recorded over the past 10 weeks.
New cases 14-day average
The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for the UAE recorded over the past 10 weeks.
The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for the UAE is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.
UAE coronavirus live updates
- Travel advice for the UAE - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)
- Travellers' health for the UAE - United Arab Emirates Department of Health
- Coronavirus timeline in the UAE - Wikipedia - coronavirus update
- Latest info on travel to the UAE - Emirates Airlines
FCO travel advice
UAE travel status
Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of the UAE including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.
Are there entry restrictions to the UAE due to the coronavirus?
UAE is open for tourism from the UK. All visitors to Abu Dhabi must quarantine.
Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK. Further test on arrival for some visitors.
Check out Emirates Airlines for more information.
- OOpen for tourism
- VVaccine passport accepted
- TTest required
- QVQuarantine excl. vaccinated
- TQVTest + quarantine excl. vaccinated
- V+Fully vaccinated only
- T+QTest + quarantine required
- QQuarantine required
- C/BClosed for tourism/Travel ban
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the UAE?
UAE is on the Red list in the UK.
If you have been in or through the UAE in the previous 10 days, you will be refused entry to the UK unless you are a British or Irish national, or you have residence rights in the UK.
All arrivals who are permitted to enter must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days at their own expense.
A pre-departure test in the UAE is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine.
UK status - traffic light system
- GGreen list country
- CTACommon Travel Area
- G+Green watchlist country
- AAmber list country
- RRed list country
- BInternational travel ban
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