Category Archives: Health

Saudi Arabia reports 385 new COVID-19 cases; 16 deaths

Riyadh, The SaudiMinistry of Health announced in a statement here today that 385 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the country bringing the total number to 342,968, including 8,481 active cases undergoing treatment.   Of these, there are 840 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is

Saudi Arabia reports 433 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health announced in a statement here today that 433 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the country, bringing the total number to 341,495, including 8,556 active cases undergoing treatment.     According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), there are 835 critical cases, while the

UAE Sends Second Medical Aid Shipment to Costa Rica in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent a second aid plane carrying 12 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Costa Rica. This aid will assist approximately 12.000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, His Excellency Juma Al-Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Costa Rica, said: “The dispatch of a

UAE Sends Second Medical Aid Shipment to Tajikistan in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent a second aid plane carrying 12 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Tajikistan. This aid will assist approximately 12,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Ammar Al-Breiki, Charge d’Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Kazakhstan, said: “The UAE supports development

UAE Sends Second Medical Aid Flight to Jordan in Fight against COVID-19

The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing 15metric ton of medical supplies and testing kits to Jordan. The aid will assist approximately 15.000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Balushi, UAE Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, said: “The dispatch of the second

UNDP-Derasat Webinar assesses COVID-19 impact

Manama, The joint effort to reach the first major step in assessing the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 in Bahrain have culminated in a report prepared by the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Kingdom of Bahrain. A webinar recently discussed the results.

China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

Beijing, After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China, the Associated Press (AP) reported.   “When I was driving on the road, I suddenly felt a bit dizzy, as if I was driving drunk,” the popular

Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19.

London, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that the coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and urged world leaders to unite against the “common foe” of COVID-19.   Johnson, who made the remarks in a prerecorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly, said that, nine months into the pandemic, “the very