Tags : Second Wave

UAE becomes world’s most vaccinated nation against COVID-19

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates leads the world, with enough vaccinations to cover 72.1 percent of its population and has overtaken Seychelles to become the world’s most vaccinated nation, according to Bloomberg’s Vaccine Tracker. The UAE has so far administered 15.5 million doses, enough to cover 72.1 percent of its population based on a […]...Read More

Indian cities unlocking after declining COVID-19 infections

NEW DELHI, 6th June 2021: With COVID-19 infections coming down to the lowest level country-wide in nearly two months to 120,529 new cases during the last 24 hours, India’s major cities today announced significant relaxations in lockdowns in New Delhi and Mumbai. Government and private offices will be allowed to reopen with 50 percent attendance […]...Read More

MoHAP announces the availability of Sinopharm booster shot.

DUBAI, 1st June 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has further expanded its COVID-19 vaccination campaign by announcing a booster shot of Sinopharm for those who took the second dose of the Sinopharm vaccine at least six months ago. This comes as part of the UAE’s relentless efforts to vaccinate the largest possible […]...Read More

Covid-19 in India: The guilt of the living

It’s been a week and the images are still stuck in one corner of my head. Refusing to go away. Shaking me out of my sleep at nights. Last Thursday I lost my brother-in-law. And it’s not the death that has affected me as much as the indignity, the humiliation a human being had to […]...Read More

Dubai Airports maintains momentum in Q1 with 5.75m customers

Cargo shows strong recovery, registers growth despite reduction in capacity DUBAI, UAE: April 29, 2021: Dubai International (DXB) ended the first quarter of the year on a relatively positive note, registering a gradual but steady recovery in both customer numbers and cargo volumes. By the end of Q1 2021, DXB served 63% of the destinations […]...Read More

India, Festivals, and Corona 2.0

It’s a time for ‘Festivals’ in India. Festival of democracy, elections are going on. Festival of cricket, Indian Premier Lague (IPL) has started. Festival of faith, Kumbh Mela is on the peak with millions and millions of devotees and in between all of this, Covid-19 aka Corona has also started to celebrate its own festival, […]...Read More

India reports record 152,879 new coronavirus infections

NEW DELHI – India reported a record 152,879 new COVID-19 cases, health ministry data showed on Sunday, as a second wave of infections continued to surge and overwhelm hospitals in parts of the country. The number of new fatalities stood at 839, the most deaths in more than five months, taking the toll to 169,275. […]...Read More