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Dubai reschedules first dose of Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

However, all appointments for the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will go ahead as scheduled

Second phase of Dubai’s Pfizer vaccination campaign might begin earlier than April

The first phase, which targets those in the priority categories, is slated to end in March

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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

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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”

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UAE administers more than 2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

The country aims to vaccinate more than 50 per cent of its population during the first quarter of this year

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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

Dubai’s Emirates rolls out vaccination programme for its staff

The company will offer the Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinopharm vaccines to employees based in the UAE

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UAE federal government employees to undergo Covid-19 PCR test every 7 days

Previously, they were required to get tested every 14 days

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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

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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

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Abu Dhabi changes Covid-19 testing rules for those entering from within the country

A negative PCR or DPI test result not older than 48 hours is required to enter Abu Dhabi

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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

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,876 cases, 2,454 recoveries and 6 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 708

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Covid-19: UAE administers 53,859 vaccine shots, records 2,950 new cases

The UAE aims to vaccinate more than 50 per cent of the country’s population against Covid-19 in the first quarter of 2021

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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

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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Covid-19: UAE reports highest daily count with 1,730 new cases

The UAE also reported four deaths due to Covid-19 complications

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Covid-19: UAE reports highest number of daily cases at 1,723

The UAE had earlier confirmed that it had detected some cases of the new contagious strain of coronavirus in the country

Covid-19 new strain: UAE confirms ‘limited number’ of cases

The affected individuals came from abroad, officials confirmed

Covid-19: UAE reports 1,506 new cases, two deaths

The new cases were detected after the ministry conducted 153,157 additional Covid-19 tests over the past 24 hours

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.

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UAE reports 1,027 new Covid-19 cases, total death toll touches 660

The UAE’s daily infection number dropped below 1,000 for the first time in two months on Sunday at 944

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Saudi extends ban on international flights, permits foreigners to leave kingdom

The kingdom had closed its air, land and sea borders a week ago over concerns about the spread of the new strain of the coronavirus

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Covid-19: UAE reports less than 1,000 new cases for the first time in two months

The country reported 944 new coronavirus cases and two deaths on Sunday