Covid-19: New banknotes, disposable gloves at ATMs in UAE

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Web Report

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has directed banks to replenish ATMs with new banknotes of all denominations and to ensure the availability of cash during the salary payment cycle this month.

Banks have also been asked to ensure that cash is available during the salary payment cycle this month.

According to a press release issued by CBUAE, the move is in line with the efforts to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, and to ensure the health and safety of bank customers.

The CBUAE has also advised banks to immediately implement additional preventive measures regarding ATM usage, such as sanitising all ATMs on a regular basis and providing preventive equipment (disposable latex gloves) to all customers while using the ATMs at all times.