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Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital Sharjah

UAE: New Covid-19 field hospital opens in Sharjah

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital in Sharjah has 204 beds, 48 of which are reserved for intensive care patients

UAE covid-19 vaccine manufacturing sinopharm

UAE to begin manufacturing ‘Hayat-Vax’ Covid-19 vaccine

The ‘Life Sciences and Vaccine Manufacturing in the UAE’ is a joint project by the Abu Dhabi-based Group 42 and China’s Sinopharm CNBG

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,128 cases, 4 deaths

The nationwide death toll has increased to 1,481

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi

China, UAE to expedite production of affordable Covid-19 vaccines

The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi landed in Abu Dhabi from Iran on Saturday evening for a two-day official visit

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,043 cases, 10 deaths

The health ministry also reported 2,200 recoveries in the last 24 hours

Covid-19 PCR test

Covid-19 PCR tests to now cost Dhs65 in Abu Dhabi

The same tests would previously cost Dhs85 in the capital emirate

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,196 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 446,594

WHO chief says rising cases, deaths are ‘truly worrying trends’

Covid-19 cases are increasing in most regions

UAE reports 2,172 Covid-19 infections; nationwide case count crosses 444,000

A total of 2,348 people have recovered in the past 24 hours

Kuwait city

Kuwait eases Covid-19 restrictions, exempts vaccinated arrivals from institutional quarantine

The nightly curfew timing has been reduced by one hour

Ajman Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

New mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination centre opens in Ajman

The centre has already begun receiving Emiratis and residents in Ajman, and the 12 mobile units will cover several regions across the emirate

UAE: Fortnightly Covid-19 PCR tests mandatory for unvaccinated employees in five sectors

This directive comes into force starting March 28, 2021

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,871 cases, 2,144 recoveries

The nationwide case count has now risen to 442,226

UAE reports 1,717 Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 440,355

Ban on entry of foreigners into Kuwait remains in effect – civil aviation authority

The ban was imposed by the country on February 7 as part of measures to curb the spike in the number of coronavirus cases

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine

Free Covid-19 vaccinations in UAE reopened to all residents aged 16 and above

Barring vulnerable categories, prior appointments required for everyone else seeking to receive the jab

Oman AIr

Oman suspends flights from UK, reduces staff capacity at offices

The sultanate also prohibited the entry of passengers who departed from or transited through the UK in the past 14 days

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,101 cases, 10 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 434,465


Saudi says no cases of blood clots recorded among those who have been vaccinated

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority confirmed that over 2.3 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the kingdom

Kuwait Airways

Kuwait: Covid-19 PCR tests only from designated labs for incoming UAE passengers

Airlines must verify the tests were undertaken at pre-approved labs and that the results are not older than 72 hours

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,051 infections; nationwide case count crosses 432,000

The death toll in the UAE stands at 1,414

Covid-19: UAE national vaccination campaign achieves 52.46% of target category

The country has provided nearly seven million vaccine doses to more than 205 medical centres

Ramadan 2021 UAE

New Covid-19 rules announced for Ramadan 2021 in UAE

Officials advised that only members of a family living in the same household should share meals

Kuwait masks

Kuwait: Schools to reopen in Sept, cinema entry only for vaccinated people post Ramadan

Some two million people in Kuwait are expected to receive Covid-19 vaccination by September

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,898 cases; death toll soars past 1,400

The nationwide case count has now risen to 428,295

Saudi’s Haramain Railway to resume operations from March 31

The railway line’s services were suspended in March 2020 to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic

UAE resumes elective surgeries as cases drop – media reports

The Gulf nation aims to fully vaccinate half of its 10 million residents by the end of this month

Covid-19 update: New cases in the UAE drop below 2,000 for first time in 2 months

The nationwide case count has risen to 426,397

Dubai Covid-19 Breath Analyser

Dubai conducting clinical trials for Covid-19 breath analyser

The trials are being conducted on 2,500 patients, with the analyser capable of delivering results in under a minute

Covid-19: UAE completes inoculation phase of Russian vaccine trial

A total of 1,000 volunteers received their second dose