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Coronavirus update: GCC cases cross 260 as virus spreads

The Covid-19 has infected over 113,000 people residing in more than 100 countries

Dubai begins work-from-home for federal government employees

The policy will be gradually applied to all the other emirates across the country

UAE reports 14 new coronavirus cases

The total number of reported cases in the country has reached 59

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World Art Dubai postponed to October 2020

The event will now take place from October 8-10

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Dubai trade fair Arabian Travel Market postponed due to coronavirus

The travel exhibition will now be held from June 28-July 1, 2020

Etihad flights that landed in Saudi on Monday had to return with all non-Saudi nationals

The kingdom temporarily suspended flights to and from nine countries, including the UAE, on Monday

GCC coronavirus update: Total cases reach 200

The new strain of the coronavirus has infected over 108,000 lives globally

Saudi Arabia to close schools indefinitely from Monday

The education ministry said the “preventive and precautionary” measures were recommended by the health authorities to protect students and staff

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No spectators allowed at this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix event

The race weekend will proceed ahead as a televised event

Video, pictures: Dubai’s Emirates intensifies aircraft cleaning process

The airline has implemented a complete disinfection of all cabins as a precaution against the Covid-19 outbreak

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UAE students returning from abroad subject to mandatory 14-day home quarantine

All school staff and students returning from outside the UAE must complete necessary medical examinations

UAE reports 15 new coronavirus cases, with total now at 45

Two more Chinese patients in the UAE have recovered, officials said

As the coronavirus spreads, what are the regional implications?

The coronavirus infection that has left China grappling, has also managed to disrupt the global supply chain

UAE reports new coronavirus case after Emirati student tests positive

He is not showing any symptoms and is currently receiving the necessary treatment

Coronavirus infections in the GCC cross 150; Kuwait, Saudi report additional cases

The Covid-19-induced deaths have crossed 3,000 globally

Passenger airline industry could lose up to $113bn due to coronavirus – IATA

Airline share prices have fallen nearly 25 per cent since the outbreak began

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair postponed due to coronavirus

The statement on its website added that the move “is a precautionary measure to protect public health”

UAE urges citizens and residents to avoid travelling due to the coronavirus outbreak

Individuals who travel will be subject to certain measures including medical checks at the airport and possible home quarantine upon their return

Indian school student in Dubai tests positive for coronavirus

The authority is testing and monitoring students, staff and workers of the school who may have interacted with the coronavirus patient

Saudi temporarily suspends Umrah for citizens, residents over coronavirus outbreak

The kingdom reported its first case of the coronavirus earlier this week

Travellers from India, Egypt among others, need health clearance to enter Kuwait

The examination certificate must be issued by medical centers approved by Kuwaiti embassies in those countries

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Coronavirus: Nurseries in UAE to also remain closed for four weeks

Early on Wednesday morning, the ministry said that all schools and universities across the country would remain closed for four weeks beginning from Sunday

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UAE, Saudi and Bahrain lower interest rates in line with Fed move over virus outbreak

Central banks in the GCC matched the Fed’s half-percentage point cut

Coronavirus: Ai Everything and Careers UAE postponed

Ai Everything has been postponed indefinitely, while Careers UAE will take place in October this year

Schools, colleges in the UAE to close for four weeks from March 8

A distance learning initiative was also announced

UAE confirms six new coronavirus cases; total tallies 27

The infected individuals include two Russians, two Italians, one German and one Colombian

Coronavirus impact: Emirates makes operational changes, steps up aircraft cleaning

The airline, which has been forced to cancel some flights, confirmed that it was offering staff the option of taking unpaid leave

Ultra Abu Dhabi music festival postponed over coronavirus fears

The event was scheduled to be held from March 5-6 at the Du Arena

Twitter urges 5,000 global employees to work from home

Twitter has said it’s mandatory for employees in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea to work from home over coronavirus fears

UAE denies breach of coronavirus quarantine in Abu Dhabi hotels

Two Italian technicians who were part of the UAE Tour competition were confirmed as the latest cases of coronavirus in the UAE