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Dubai’s DP World rolls out Covid-19 vaccination drive

The vaccination drive aims to cover over 10,000 employees and their families

Watch: Dubai launches drive to administer Covid-19 vaccine to 8,000 senior citizens within their homes

The campaign will focus on individuals with co-morbidities and those at high risk of developing severe illness from the virus

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Free annual passes to Dubai Parks and Resorts for all Dubai private school staff

The pass will give them unlimited access at Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks, Legoland Dubai, as well as the Legoland Water Park

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi reduces number of ‘green list’ countries that do not require quarantine

Some of the countries removed from the ‘green list’ include Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Maldives and Thailand

Abu Dhabi Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi issues new restrictions for tourism, commercial and economic activities

All parties and gatherings are now banned indefinitely

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 3,093 cases, 4,678 recoveries and 7 deaths

The death toll in the UAE now stands at 921

Dubai aims to vaccinate all eligible adults by end of year

The UAE has administered 4.2 million vaccine doses in a population of about 10 million

Covid-19 Vaccine UAE

Covid-19 vaccine: Elderly and people with chronic diseases to be prioritised at all centres across the UAE

The decision was made in light of the spike in infections over the past weeks

Abu Dhabi govt, semi-govt entities to reduce workplace strength to 30%

Those employees that can work remotely have been granted the permission to do so

Covid-19: Cinemas ordered to close in Abu Dhabi

The UAE has reported more than 320,120 Covid-19 infections so far, with the death toll crossing 900

Saudi Arabia suspends events, weddings; shuts down malls, restaurants, gyms

Restrictions are effective February 4, 10pm onwards

Revealed: LinkedIn unveils most ‘in-demand’ jobs, skills in UAE

Specialised medical professionals, digital content freelancers, professional and personal coaches, are among the pick of the jobs

Kuwait suspends entry of foreigners for two weeks, imposes restrictions on malls, shops

Officials have also banned all types of gatherings, including for national holiday celebrations later this month

Dubai Brunch

Dubai suspends weekend brunches; Global Village cancels street entertainment and live shows

The new measures are in line with updated precautionary measures issued by authorities in Dubai to contain the spread of Covid-19

Covid-19: UAE reports 3,977 infections, 4,075 recoveries and 12 deaths

The case count in the UAE stands at 313,626

Upto 31% UAE residents concerned about overcrowding on flights – survey

Many people remain nervous and are hesitant to use public transport due to the pandemic

Taking the Covid-19 vaccine is every person’s ‘ethical duty’ – UAE official

As of Tuesday, February 2, the total number of vaccination shots given in the UAE has crossed 3.5 million

Saudi Arabia

Covid-19: Saudi Arabia bans entry from 20 countries including UAE, UK and India

The temporary entry ban will go into effect from Wednesday, February 3, at 9pm

Covid-19: Dubai approves use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The first shipment of the vaccine has been received from India

Abu Dhabi: Al Hosn app a ‘must’ for entry into the emirate

Effective February 1, people will have to show Covid-19 negative test results via the Al Hosn app

Dubai announces new Covid-19 restrictions: Mall capacity reduced, bars closed

The new measures are effective from February 2 until the end of the month

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,730 cases, 4,452 recoveries and 9 deaths

The case count has now risen to 306,339

Emirates to operate flights from UK to Dubai for stranded UAE citizens and residents

The UK banned all direct passenger flights to and from the UAE starting January 29

Oman extends closure of international land borders until February 8

As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, Oman’s land borders will remain closed until 6pm on February 8

Dubai Police

Dubai Police urges public to report violations of Covid-19 protocols

The public can establish contact either via its call centre at 901 or by using the Police Eye service

Covid-19

Dubai announces two dedicated Covid-19 treatment facilities

Al Khawaneej and Al Badaa health centres will be set aside exclusively for the treatment of Covid-19 patients

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,948 cases, 4,189 recoveries and 12 deaths

The Covid-19 case count in the UAE stands at 303,609

Dubai Vaccines Logistics Alliance

Dubai launches logistics alliance to distribute 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine shots in 2021

Members of the alliance include Emirates airline, DP World, Dubai Airports, and the International Humanitarian City, which will partner on the World Health Organisation’s COVAX initiative

Kuwait Oxford-AstraZeneca

Kuwait authorises emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

The first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are expected to arrive in the country within the next few days