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UAE approves Russian vaccine Sputnik for emergency use

This marks the third vaccine approved for use in the country

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Saudi Arabia acknowledges delays in receiving Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

Earlier this week, the country approved vaccines made by AstraZeneca and Moderna for use in the kingdom

Dubai Health Authority

Dubai suspends non-urgent elective surgeries for one month

DHA says the directive is to allow health facilities manage Covid-19 cases

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Through

Drive-through Covid-19 vaccine centres to be introduced across the UAE

These centres will be operated by Abu Dhabi Healthcare Services (SEHA) and will increase the total number of locations for Covid-19 vaccines to 218

Daman Healthcare UAE Frontline Heroes Office

UAE’s frontline workers eligible for upgraded medical insurance

Eligible professionals enrolled in the Frontline Heroes Office registry will enjoy expanded coverage, with benefits similar to Daman’s “Enhanced Sahtak”

Dubai’s DHA ceases PCR testing at select centres; nationwide Covid-19 cases cross 260,000

The UAE announced 3,491 new cases on January 19

Abu Dhabi

Covid-19 PCR tests mandatory for those visiting inpatients at medical facilities in Abu Dhabi

However, those who have been vaccinated already do not need to undergo a PCR test prior to their visit

Sharjah

Sharjah: Staff at private educational institutions must pay for mandatory PCR test every 14 days

An exception will be made for those employees who have received both the doses of the vaccine, or those who have a medical condition that exempts them from taking the jab

One Central Covid-19 Vaccination Centre in Dubai World Trade Centre

Covid-19 vaccination centre opens in Dubai World Trade Centre; minimum age for jab reduced to 16

The total number of vaccination centres in Dubai has reached 120

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 3,453 cases; total infections cross 250,000

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 745

Power Letters 2021: Dr. Azad Moopen, founder chairman and MD, Aster DM Healthcare

Aster adopted proactive measures which helped tide over the problems fairly smoothly

Covid-19: UAE reports 3,382 cases, highest daily rise in infections

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 726

Qatar’s first IPO since 2019 sees shares in QLM soar 24%

The listing was the first in Qatar since the debut of dairy producer Baladna at the end of 2019

Covid-19: UAE reports highest daily rise in infections

The case count across the country has now risen to 239,587

SEHA Abu Dhabi

SEHA opens new Covid-19 vaccination centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The three new centres will be able to administer an additional 9,000 jabs daily

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Covid-19: UAE reports highest daily rise in infections; over 1.2 million vaccine doses administered

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 717

Over $1bn piled into MENA-based startups in 2020

The UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia accounted for 68 per cent of the total deals disclosed in 2020

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,404 infections; 80,683 vaccines administered in last 24 hours

The case count in the country has now risen to 232,982

Russia COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V

UAE Phase III trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, begins in Abu Dhabi

The trials will initially be carried out on 500 volunteers

UAE: Teachers and educational admin staff encouraged to take Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE aims to vaccinate 50 per cent of its population in the first quarter of 2021

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Covid-19: UAE vaccinates 8% of its population, aims to inoculate 50% during Q1 2021

As many as 826,301 doses of the Covid 19 virus vaccine have been administered to date

Dubai

Dubai: New Covid-19 quarantine rules introduced

Close contacts of Covid-19 patients in Dubai must undergo a mandatory ten days of home quarantine

Abu-Dhabi

Covid-19: UAE government employees to undertake paid PCR test every 14 days

An exemption will be made for those who have received the Covid-19 vaccine

Tony Douglas, Etihad's Group CEO, receives the COVID-19 vaccine

Etihad CEO Tony Douglas receives Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi

All Etihad employees and their dependants (over the age of 18) can receive the vaccine for free at the Etihad Airways Medical Centre

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Kuwait aims to vaccinate 80% of population by September 2021

As of Monday, 2,500 people were vaccinated and second doses will be administered from January 14

UAE issues guidelines for manufacture of PPE

The system outlines technical specifications for the manufacture of face masks, protective and medical gloves, eye shields, medical clothing, etc.

Pfizer vaccine

Pfizer partner BioNTech ready to boost vaccine capacity for 2021

The companies will probably know by January or February whether and how many additional doses can be produced

Covid-19: All you need to know about Dubai’s Pfizer vaccination campaign

The vaccinations will be available at six Dubai Health Authority facilities

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,246 infections, 1,533 recoveries and 3 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 645