Residents who visited premises on Sunday advised to get tested for Covid-19.
The Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) in Dubai will remain closed on Monday, February 22, as part of a two-day sterilisation procedure after suspected exposure to Covid-19.
In an advisory, the office advised clients who had been to the premises on Sunday to “get tested for Covid-19 as soon as practicable”. Operations had been suspended from yesterday.
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Those with appointments during the period of closure had been contacted directly, while those who require immediate assistance are urged to dial POLO hotline 050 652 6626 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other who wish to get in touch with the Overseas Workers Welfare Adminstration may call 050 558 5536 or e-mail email@example.com.
This is the second time that an office of the mission has been closed for disinfection because of a Covid risk. In January, the Philippine Consulate in Dubai had suspended operations for two days.