Abu Dhabi Enforces Border EDE Scanning Starting This Date

  • Publish date: Thursday، 16 December 2021
Abu Dhabi Enforces Border EDE Scanning Starting This Date
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Abu Dhabi announced it start using EDE scanners that measure electromagnetic waves to help detect COVID-19 infections at its border checkpoints from Sunday, December 19,

Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee made the announcement on Twitter while explaining that EDE used "advanced technology to rapidly detect potential COVID-19 cases without storing personal information".

They added that potential positive COVID-19 cases will be referred to an on-site testing centre, with a free antigen test provided and results given within 20 minutes.

The said continuous testing, contact tracing, use of the green pass and high vaccination rates have contributed to the low infection rate.