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UAE reports 246 new Covid-19 cases, no new deaths

The total number of confirmed infections in the country has reached 63,212

Oman’s Dhofar, Masirah to remain closed due to Covid-19

Omani nationals who have requested to travel abroad during this time have been given permission

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Covid-19 field hospital at Dubai Parks and Resorts to be closed

The 1,200-bed field hospital, managed by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), provided services to over 2,300 Covid-19 patients

UAE reports 403 Covid-19 cases, 679 additional recoveries

The death toll in the UAE now stands at 331

Saudi central banker says ‘too early’ to call recovery V-shaped

The International Monetary Fund is predicting a 6.8 per cent contraction for Saudi Arabia this year

OPEC says virus to keep fuel demand under pressure this year

The slow resumption of flights will constrain jet-fuel consumption, and high unemployment will restrict gasoline use

Dubai ‘on track’ to curb virus spread, says many hospitals do not have any Covid-19 cases

The rate of infections in the last three weeks has fallen considerably while the rate of recoveries has increased

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The emirate extended its movement ban by another week starting June 16

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Cyber-attack forces Honda to halt production at a few of its factories

Investigators believe that the virus was a type of ransomware called Snake

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Kuwait to reopen mosques in some areas this week

Mosques in the country have been closed for the last three months due to the coronavirus pandemic

Saudi Binladin slashes jobs and pay to cut costs in half

The Jeddah-based construction conglomerate has reportedly put thousands of employees on indefinite, unpaid leave

Covid-19: Kuwait begins three-week complete lockdown from May 10

Only essential private sector activities will be permitted during the lockdown

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

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UAE reports 567 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths

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

Bee’ah launches disinfection pods to optimise safety amid virus concerns

There is also the option to mount a thermal scanning system at the entrance of the disinfection pods to undertake contactless monitoring of body temperatures

Dubai eases movement restrictions, allows malls and offices to partially reopen

Public transport services, including Dubai Metro services, will resume from Sunday, April 26

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UAE changes timings of national disinfection drive during Ramadan

Certain stores will now be allowed to operate from 6am until 10pm

Revealed: Dubai issues list of guidelines for reopening malls, offices

The official date for reopening businesses is expected to be “announced shortly”

UAE reports 398 new Covid-19 cases, three deaths

Officials confirmed that another 172 people had recovered completely, raising the total number of recoveries to 852

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Saudi Arabia reports 429 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths

The total number of cases within the kingdom stands at 4,462

UAE reports 376 new Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths; confirms use of hydroxychloroquine

The total number of cases in the country now stands at 3,736

Covid-19: UAE reports 370 new cases to reach 3,360 in total, death toll rises to 16

The UAE said the new cases were detected after it conducted 49,000 Covid-19 tests among citizens and residents

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Covid-19: UAE reports 331 new cases and two deaths, extends closure of places of worship

The total number of cases in the country has reached 2,990, while the death toll is at 14

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Pics: UAE opens 13 additional drive-through Covid-19 testing facilities

For those looking for elective testing and for assurance of being cleared of the virus, the test is priced at Dhs370

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UAE confirms 300 new Covid-19 cases; Saudi reports 137 additional cases

The ministry also announced 53 additional recoveries on Wednesday

UAE reports 283 new Covid-19 cases, one additional death

The total number of cases reported in the country stands at 2,359

Covid-19: Saudi reports a total of 2,795 cases

The death toll in the kingdom has now reached 41

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Covid-19: UAE reports 277 new cases, 1 death; Saudi reports 4 additional deaths

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UAE now stands at 2,076 while Saudi Arabia has reported 2,523 infections

Saudi Downplays Virus Impact On Haj

Although no new cases of the virus have been detected so far, Saudi officials and the WHO are monitoring the situation.