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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 842 cases; 536 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 402

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Covid-19 update: Kuwait postpones fifth phase of reopening, 8 MPs test positive

Activities that were scheduled to resume in the fifth phase included restoring family gatherings, exhibitions and the reopening of cinemas

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Abu Dhabi’s ADQ launches new lab testing company Union 71

Union71 will initially be responsible for delivering diagnostic services to Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA)

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 674 cases, Saudi records 672 new cases, 33 deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 4,338

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Saudi set to soon resume Umrah service for domestic pilgrims – report

Those wishing to perform Umrah will reportedly require a Covid-19 negative test

UAE scraps midday work ban from September 15

The ban prohibited outdoor labour work between 12.30pm and 3pm

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Dubai Police arrest DJ, two others for throwing party in breach of Covid-19 regulations

They were arrested after a video of the crowded party started circulating across social media platforms

UAE permits emergency use of new Covid-19 vaccine for frontline staff in the country

The country reported 777 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, September 14

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Dubai’s Emirates offers Dhs150 Covid tests at American Hospital branches

Home or office testing within Dubai for a minimum of two passengers is also available at Dhs250

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Restaurant shut in Dubai’s Blue Waters for flouting Covid-19 regulations

Authorities are carrying out daily inspections to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures

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Dubai’s DHA reduces price of Covid-19 PCR tests to Dhs250

The DHA says that it is doing so to make testing more accessible to the public and encourage proactive medical examinations

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 640 cases

The total infections across the UAE have risen to 79,489

UAE issues updated list of fines for offenders of Covid-19 safety measures

The UAE reported its highest daily rise in infections on September 12

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Man arrested, fined Dhs50,000 for breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules in Dubai

The man, who posted a video on social media saying he had gone out to buy coffee despite being infected with the virus, was charged with “endangering his life and that of others”

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Covid-19: Police issue fines and warnings at Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates

The inspections were carried out over the weekend at four malls across Dubai

UAE reports 1,007 Covid-19 cases, highest since the outbreak

The UAE’s second highest daily rise in coronavirus infections, equalling 994, was reported on May 22

The things we buy in the pandemic to feel normal

Holding onto small culinary pleasures amid lockdowns and social distancing measures is helping people worldwide cope with the pandemic

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UAE reports 931 new Covid cases, 517 recoveries

No new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours

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Dubai closes restaurant, fines gym for not adhering to Covid guidelines

Daily inspection visits are being carried out across the emirate, officials confirmed

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Abu Dhabi’s Group 42 becomes first UAE company to announce international office in Israel

The new office will be led by a team of experts from both countries and will focus on healthcare and Covid-19 diagnostic solutions

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UAE reports 930 new Covid-19 cases, warns of strict action against violators

Also, 586 people recovered from the virus over the previous 24 hours

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Abu Dhabi’s SEHA reduces cost of Covid PCR test to Dhs250

The cost for the test previously stood at Dhs370

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Abu Dhabi’s Al Wahda Club to drop out of Asian Champions League due to suspected Covid case

Authorities said the team will not be able to travel to participate in the tournament, which begins next week

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 11 deaths, Kuwait sees 740 new cases

The death toll in Oman has risen to 762

How 5G powered devices will help bridge digital divide in UAE schools

Empowering students with the choice of where and how they learn is a big part of the 5G experience

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 883 cases; 349 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 393

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Flydubai, Aster offer discounted Covid-19 PCR tests for passengers

The offer is available for flydubai passengers travelling from Dubai

Sharjah extends distance learning across all private schools by two more weeks

The move intends to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 644 cases; 781 infections recorded in Saudi Arabia

The death toll in the UAE stands at 391

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Saudi extends validity of expired residency visas for expats stuck aboard

The decision comes since international passenger flights to and from the kingdom remain suspended