Tags : Second Wave

UAE suspends entry of travellers from 7 countries, effective from November 29

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the suspension of entry for travellers and transit passengers from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique. This includes suspending the entry of travellers who were in these countries 14 days before coming to the […]...Read More

UAE announces 322 new COVID-19 cases, 399 recoveries, 1 death in the last 24 hours

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

UAE among first countries of the world to receive Sotrovimab medicine for the treatment of COVID-19

ABU DHABI – Dr. Noura Al Ghaithi, Acting Executive Director of External Therapeutic Services, stated that the health sector is continuing its efforts to achieve herd immunity against coronavirus (COVID-19) by providing vaccines to eligible people, noting that 79.3 percent of the population have received their first dose while 70.96 percent have received both doses. […]...Read More

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 199 million

LONDON- More than 199.19 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and around 4.4 million have died, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019....Read More

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