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Covid-19 update: UAE records highest daily spike in infections with 1,578 new cases

The second highest daily rise was reported on October 17 and 21

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 1,538 cases; 451 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 472

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,077 cases; 886 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 470

UAE Deputy PM Sheikh Saif bin Zayed receives first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Taking to Twitter, he extended his gratitude to the healthcare professionals

Kuwait

Flu shots will only be given to Kuwaitis this winter, says country’s health ministry

The health ministry has so far imported 400,000 doses of vaccinations, according to reports

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 915 cases; 686 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 466

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Free entry to Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Hosn for UAE’s frontline professionals

Each frontline hero will be permitted free entry along with up to three guests

Etihad

Etihad offers frontline workers in UAE discounts on flights, free excess baggage

These frontline professionals will also have access to a special dedicated airport check-in area at Abu Dhabi International Airport

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,215 cases; total infections rise past 105,000

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 463

GluCare App

New tech-based diabetes centre offering real-time monitoring opens in Dubai

Patients will be provided with wearable and connected technology to track their parameters

Abu Dhabi wealth fund ADQ said to pursue Bausch’s Egypt unit

ADQ has been evaluating the Bausch business, known as Amoun Pharmaceutical Co

Aldar HQ Abu Dhabi

Aldar Properties offers UAE frontline workers Dhs4,000 Yas Mall vouchers, refunds on property purchases

Those eligible for this scheme will also be offered a 30 per cent discount across Aldar’s hotels, golf resorts and food and beverage outlets

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,538 cases; highest daily rise since the outbreak

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 459

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,398 new cases; 520 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 452

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 1,431 new infections; total cases rise past 110,000

The new cases mark the UAE’s highest daily rise in infections

Eureka Digital

Four reasons why digital marketing is key for pharma firms in MENA – Eureka Digital

Digital marketing has become the best way to reach a wide audience in a cost-effective way

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Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,315 new cases, highest daily rise in infections since the outbreak

The second highest daily rise in new cases, equalling 1,231, was reported on October 3

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala invests $235m in Germany’s Evotec

The funds will be invested in the upscaling of biologics strategy, data-driven precision medicine processes, and multimodality drug discovery and development platforms, among others

Abu Dhabi’s IHC invests in DNA sequencing tech pioneer Oxford Nanopore

The funds will support Oxford Nanopore as it scales up its rapid Covid-19 testing capability

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UAE to begin Phase III trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Volunteers for the UAE trial will be medically supervised for 90 days after being administered the vaccine

Dubai Mall of the Emirates

Covid-19 tests for Dhs150 at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif and City Centre Deira in Dubai

Customers need to pre-book an appointment before visiting the testing centres

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,064 new cases, 1,271 recoveries

The registered infection count in the UAE has risen past 107,000

DHA to administer free flu vaccinations for children below 5, pregnant women and elderly in Dubai

For all other categories of Dubai residents, the DHA will offer these vaccinations for Dhs50

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,046 cases; 817 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 436

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Free Covid-19 tests for UAE tourists in Ras Al Khaimah

The free testing initiative will be available until December 31, 2020

Dubai Health Authority

DHA opens three new Covid-19 testing facilities in Dubai

There are now five dedicated Covid-19 testing centres in Dubai

UAE first country where Covid-19 tests exceed population

Local health authorities have performed in excess of 10 million tests

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,061 cases, total infections cross 100,000 mark

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 435

Domestic workers

UAE resumes issuing entry permits for domestic workers

It has also started granting employment permits for government and semi-government entities, as well as employees of vital facilities

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Marhaba offers pre-flight home Covid-19 testing and check-in to customers in Dubai

Passengers can obtain a medical certificate within 24 to 48 hours of being tested at any location of their choice across Dubai