Abu Dhabi expands free COVID-19 testing campaign in high-density areas

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Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced plans to expand screenings for COVID-19 in densely populated areas across the emirate.

The tests will be conducted free-of-charge in residential blocks and housing complexes with large populations.

The Department of Health-Abu Dhabi is implementing the initiative in partnership with other relevant entities.

They have already started the process of evaluating the locations where the tests have to be carried out.

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