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UAE detects three new monkeypox cases

The Ministry of Health and Prevention has urged all community members to follow appropriate safety precautions while travelling and moving in large crowds


Ghana reports suspected cases of Marburg virus disease

Marburg is a highly infectious viral hemorrhagic fever in the same family as the more well-known Ebola virus disease

Gold holds decline as bond yields climb on Fed rate-hike bets

Gold is holding above $1,800 an ounce after dropping for the first time in three years in 2021

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Covid-19: UAE reports less than 100 cases for the first time since March 2020

MoHAP also announced two deaths due to Covid-19 complications as well as 153 recoveries

China’s Sinovac shot cleared for wider global use by the WHO

The WHO recommended its use for people aged 18 and older in a two-dose schedule with a spacing of two to four weeks between shots

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 3,093 cases, 4,678 recoveries and 7 deaths

The death toll in the UAE now stands at 921

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,730 cases, 4,452 recoveries and 9 deaths

The case count has now risen to 306,339

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Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,226 cases, 674 recoveries and 4 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 622

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,209 cases, 4 deaths

The death toll in the UAE and Oman has risen to 534 and 1,350 respectively


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

Permits not required to travel out of Abu Dhabi during movement ban

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


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


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


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