GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 783 cases; Saudi reports 1,911 infections

Since the outbreak, the UAE has recorded a total of 19,661 cases

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 680 infections; Kuwait reports 7 deaths; Saudi cases cross 41,000

The death toll in Saudi Arabia and the UAE has risen to 255 and 201 respectively

Covid-19: 88 ICU nurses from India arrive in the UAE to assist efforts

The move comes as the UAE has boosted capacity by opening new field hospitals across the country

UAE Covid-19

UAE reports 624 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths; efforts accelerate to identify virus strains

The government also announced 458 recoveries, the highest number of daily recoveries reported until now

The growing trajectory of digital healthcare tools

In the aftermath of the global Covid-19 spread, the demand for digital healthcare tools is expected to scale

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UAE reports 553 new Covid-19 cases, death toll rises to 174

The total number of cases in the country has risen to 16,793


GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 502 cases, 8 deaths; Saudi cases cross 33,000

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 165 and 219 respectively

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Abbott launches Covid-19 antibody tests in the UAE

The company will ship the tests to the UAE beginning May 7 and intends to distribute 300,000 tests by the end of the month

UAE reports 546 Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths

The Covid-19-related death toll has now risen to 157

UAE’s Mubadala Healthcare and NYUAD to jointly produce 3D-printed medical masks

The 3D-printed masks will be similar to the N95 mask, but will be reusable and feature replaceable filters

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 1,595 cases; UAE reports nine deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia reaches 200


UAE reports 567 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths

The number of infections in the country has risen to 14,730

Dubai Healthcare City offers relief package of fee waivers and rent reductions

The DHCA announced a 100 per cent waiver on administration fees for all its properties

Sheikh Mohammed

Sheikh Mohammed commissions post-Covid-19 UAE development strategy

He also ordered an emergency plan to be formulated to increase the productivity and competitiveness of the country’s medical sector

Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company

Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company reports Q1 net profit of Dhs122.6m, up 133% y-o-y

Its gross premiums increased to Dhs1.87bn, up 7.7 per cent over the corresponding quarter from last year

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Saudi bank earmarks $2.4bn to help small businesses

The funds will be used to support 6,000 businesses in their financing needs

UAE reports 561 new Covid-19 cases, 121 recoveries as testing intensifies

The new cases were detected following over 36,266 tests conducted to screen for the virus

Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center

UAE reports 557 new Covid-19 cases; Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center receives patent for breakthrough treatment

All the 73 patients who underwent the stem cells treatment have now recovered from the virus

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 1,351 infections; UAE reports 552 cases

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 105 and 162 respectively

UAE pharma Julphar resumes exports to Saudi after suspension

The kingdom banned Julphar’s products in September 2018 for failing to meet regional standards

Why Covid-19 is leading to a digital transformation in healthcare

The pandemic will prompt authorities to re-examine the robustness of their healthcare systems, says Damien NG, PhD, Next Generation Research at Julius Baer

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UAE builds four new Covid-19 field hospitals in the Northern Emirates

These hospitals are located at Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah


UAE reports 549 new Covid-19 cases, says none of those recovered have been re-infected

The death toll has now risen to 98

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 1,325 new cases; Kuwait death toll rises

Since the outbreak, Saudi Arabia has reported 21,402 Covid-19 cases, while in Kuwait, 3,740 people have contracted the virus

NMC controversy: Founder BR Shetty issues first public statement, denies wrongdoing

Shetty claimed he was also a victim of fraud and put the blame on a “small group of current and former executives”

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Ahmed Seddiqi family donates Dhs10m to Covid-19 medical research in the UAE

Dubai-headquartered Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons are one of the world’s biggest luxury watch and jewellery retailers

UAE Covid-19

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 541 cases, 7 deaths

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the UAE has now spiked to 11,380


UAE reports 490 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

Since the outbreak, the country has reported a total of 10,839 Covid-19 cases

Abu Dhabi’s NMC Health to delist from London Stock Exchange; UAE to seize founder BR Shetty’s assets

NMC Health said last month that they had uncovered $2.7bn of debt hidden from its board, doubling its borrowings to around $5bn