#Covid-19

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Ramadan 2021: UAE timing for private sector employees announced

There will be an official reduction of two hours for private sector employees in the UAE

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,112 cases, 3 deaths

The UAE has, so far, reported a total of 478,131 infections

Dubai: Non-vaccinated staff at private education institutes must take weekly PCR tests

Employees who are eligible yet choose not to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 infection must take a PCR test every seven days

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Expo 2020

Expo 2020: Dubai offers Covid-19 vaccines to representatives of participating countries

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued the directive during a meeting of The Executive Council of Dubai held at the Expo 2020 headquarters

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,883 cases, 4 deaths

The case count in the UAE stands at 476,019

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,988 cases, 4 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 474,136

Ramadan 2021: Pilgrims must be Covid-19 immune to enter two Holy Mosques

Those who have recovered from the Covid-19 infection can also be issued a permit

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,012 cases, 2 deaths

The case count in the UAE has now risen to 472,148

Abu Dhabi says Ramadan tent permits will not be issued this year

The UAE has already issued several strict guidelines to be followed during Ramadan

Philippines extends Manila’s lockdown on surging infections

The government will decide in a week if the capital and nearby areas can shift to a looser lockdown so more businesses can reopen

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Covid-19: UAE reports 2,113 new cases, six deaths

The total number of infections recorded in the UAE has reached 470,136

How chartered accountants can play a key role in the fight against climate change

Chartered accountants must lead the businesses they work with to integrate climate change risk into organisational strategy, finance, operations, and communications

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,315 cases, 2,435 recoveries

The case count across the country has now scaled to 463,759

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,084 cases; nationwide count scales past 461,000

The death toll in the country stands at 1,497

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Kuwait might continue curfew during Ramadan, Eid

The nightly curfew currently in place from 6pm to 5am is currently expected to end on April 8

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,289 cases, 2,422 recoveries

The nationwide case count has now risen to 459,360

Adam Boukadida, Etihad CFO

Exclusive: Etihad’s CFO on restructuring, recovery from Covid crisis

Adam Boukadida is hopeful that air travel will pick up towards the end of 2021

Julphar Covid-19 Hayat Vaccine

UAE’s Julphar to start producing Covid-19 vaccines in April 2021

Julphar has inked a deal with G42 Medications Trading

UAE reports 1,874 Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 457,071

How the Gulf region will witness a vigorous recovery in 2021/22

The recent recovery of the crude oil price to the pre-pandemic level of $60-65 per barrel is a huge relief for all the Gulf states

Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital Sharjah

UAE: New Covid-19 field hospital opens in Sharjah

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital in Sharjah has 204 beds, 48 of which are reserved for intensive care patients

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UAE to begin manufacturing ‘Hayat-Vax’ Covid-19 vaccine

The ‘Life Sciences and Vaccine Manufacturing in the UAE’ is a joint project by the Abu Dhabi-based Group 42 and China’s Sinopharm CNBG

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,128 cases, 4 deaths

The nationwide death toll has increased to 1,481

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi

China, UAE to expedite production of affordable Covid-19 vaccines

The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi landed in Abu Dhabi from Iran on Saturday evening for a two-day official visit

How religious tolerance can beckon hope for an inclusive future in the Middle East

All the major Abrahamic faiths will be celebrating festivals of spring at the same time this year, symbolising hope for the year ahead

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Covid-19 PCR tests to now cost Dhs65 in Abu Dhabi

The same tests would previously cost Dhs85 in the capital emirate

Oil bounces back as US supply report hints at demand revival

A US inventory report showed domestic fuel consumption is at the highest in four months

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,196 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 446,594

Kuwait city

Kuwait eases Covid-19 restrictions, exempts vaccinated arrivals from institutional quarantine

The nightly curfew timing has been reduced by one hour

Ajman Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

New mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination centre opens in Ajman

The centre has already begun receiving Emiratis and residents in Ajman, and the 12 mobile units will cover several regions across the emirate