Tags : Covid19

Face masks are not compulsory for certain places in UAE

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced on Wednesday that it is not mandatory to wear a face mask in certain places while keeping a safe physical distance of two metres. “This decision comes after the noticeable decrease in the number of registered […]...Read More

UAE announces 322 new COVID-19 cases, 399 recoveries, 1 death

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 340,996 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the […]...Read More

SEHA services one click closer!

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has announced the integration of the UAE PASS, with its Mobile App and Patient Portal, as part of the medical network’s continuous efforts to elevate the patient journey and ensure seamless access to SEHA platforms and services. This will now allow patients to use their UAE Pass […]...Read More

IPL 2021 Set to welcome fans back to the stadium,

The VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 resumes with the five-time champions and current title holders Mumbai Indians taking on three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 19.  This match will be a momentous occasion as IPL will welcome the fans back to the stadiums after a brief […]...Read More

A voyage with no destination!

As the pandemic continues to hit the world, it seems Hong Kong offers a cruise that barely touches international borders only to be brought back to the origin point. After several attempts that failed to re-establish travel abroad, this cruise offers people something to look forward to.  Prior to the pandemic, Hong Kongers were among […]...Read More

Pandemic-Safe City in the world – Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi has once again topped the list of the world’s leading cities for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a London-based analytics consortium, Deep Knowledge Group (DKG). The Deep Knowledge Group released the report, “Ranking of the Safest Cities during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Second Quarter of 2021”, which […]...Read More

In Pictures: UAE receive travellers from Oman

AL AIN: The UAE’s land ports have begun receiving travellers from Oman, after verifying the readiness of all ports and ensuring the implementation of national precautionary measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Khalifa Hamad Al Shamsi, Director of the Land Ports Department at the Public Authority for Security of Ports, Borders […]...Read More

COVID-19 infections down by 62% in August compared to January

ABU DHABI: Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector, revealed a significant decrease in COVID-19 infections of 62 percent in August 2021 compared to January 2021. During the UAE Government media briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Al Hosani said the UAE has adopted flexible strategies, noting its fast and […]...Read More

New price for COVID-19 PCR test announced by MoHAP

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced a reduction in the price of PCR tests in all national medical establishments to Dh50 while obliging all centres and laboratories to issue results within 24 hours. This move aims to reduce the cost of tests and ease the burdens on members of the community […]...Read More