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UAE reports 541 new Covid-19 cases, 331 recoveries

The new cases were detected following 82,763 tests undertaken to screen for the virus


Future proofing healthcare systems: Why now is not the time to get complacent

Covid-19 has given us an unmissable opportunity to learn, to change, and to do better, should a second wave or new pandemic occur in the future


UAE’s Phase III Covid-19 vaccine trial receives over 31,000 volunteers; registrations closed

The volunteers belong to 120 different nationalities and will receive regular health checks

Dubai Health Authority

Back-to-school Covid-19 helpline launched in Dubai

The 24×7 helpline operated by the Dubai Health Authority will address concerns regarding the virus and precautionary measures in place to safeguard against it

UAE leads the GCC in economic diversification efforts – report

UAE ranks 16th in global rankings for ease of doing business

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 362 cases; 539 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 382

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UAE reports 427 new Covid-19 cases, 341 recoveries

The overall number of cases detected in the country now stands at 69,328

New antibody tests offer better snapshot of Covid-19 immunity

Antibodies are markers of infection, and testing for them helps health officials see how widely the virus has spread

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UAE announces reopening of nurseries, childcare centres

Approval for reopening will depend on their readiness to meet the health and safety requirements

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UAE schools to close if Covid-19 cases spike – education ministry

The Ministry of Education has outlined extensive guidelines, listing its contingency plans in case of a spike in the Covid-19 infection rate

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 491 cases; 187 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 378


Kuwait to extend expired residency, visit visas for 3 more months from September 1

The extension will be processed automatically by the ministry online

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UAE reports 339 new Covid-19 cases; 316 recoveries

The total number of cases has risen to 68,020

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UAE detains two for ‘spreading false rumours’ about five Covid deaths in a family

Authorities have warned of strict action against anyone found spreading false and inaccurate information related to the coronavirus


All Sharjah private schools to have 100% distance learning for first two weeks

The decision was jointly announced by the Sharjah Authority for Private Education and the Local Emergency Crisis & Disaster Management Authority of Sharjah

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi tightens Covid-19 testing rules to enter emirate

All DPI laser rapid testing results must be accompanied with a negative PCR test result received six days prior to entry

Covid-19 tests not mandatory for students in Dubai returning to school – KHDA

All school staff are required to take a Covid-19 PCR test prior to the start of term, the cost of which will be borne by the government

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 143 cases

The total cases in Oman have scaled to 84,652

Dubai’s RTA caps number of students in school buses; introduces safety measures for school transport service

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s school transport service has 18,608 registered students

RAK’s Sheikh Saud orders exemption of renewal fees for select commercial activities to counter Covid-19

Nurseries have been granted 50 per cent exemption on trade licence renewal

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 275 cases; Oman registers 740 infections, 28 deaths

The death tolls in the UAE and Oman now stand at 376 and 637 respectively

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UAE developing antiviral drug to combat Covid-19

The research agreements were signed under Sandooq Al Watan’s Applied Research and Development Programme “Sward”

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Sheikh Mohammed reiterates UAE’s drive to enhance food and water security

He has instructed the relevant departments to monitor the national reserves, invest in food technologies and forge international partnerships too

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UAE announces 390 new Covid-19 cases, officials warn of restrictions if ‘second wave’ hits

Senior official says restrictions could be imposed in specific areas where an outbreak is detected

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UAE reports 424 new Covid-19 cases, says 20-40 age group ‘most affected’

The death toll in the country due to Covid-19 has risen to 372

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 461 cases; 163 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in Oman and the UAE now stands at 609 and 369 respectively

Vox Cinemas in UAE reveals movie lineup for rest of the year

The cinema industry is looking to rebuild itself after the Covid-19 shutdowns

G42 Healthcare, NanoScent to collaborate on solution to detect Covid-19 within one minute

The Scent Check solution is capable of detecting suspected cases of Covid-19 from a sample of exhaled nasal air

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Bahrain cancels mandatory 10-day quarantine for all inbound travellers

However, everyone will still be tested for Covid-19 on arrival at the Bahrain International Airport

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 435 cases; 188 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE stands at 367