We have to recognise the depression in the world that has persisted now for 18 months. But a sign of recovery is visible as the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of ‘Green List’ destinations (effective from June 13).
The good thing is passengers arriving from 28 countries will be exempted from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport (“No quarantine for passengers from 28 nations in Abu Dhabi,” Gulf Today, June 14).
Quarantine is a restriction on the movement of people. It is often used in connection to disease and illness, preventing the movement of those who may have been exposed to a communicable disease, yet do not have a confirmed medical diagnosis.
Countries, regions and territories included within the…