Category Archives: Health

UAE: 254 cases; 346 recoveries.

Abu Dhabi, The Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 254  cases after conducting 42268 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 60,223 infections.   It pointed out that an additional 346 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 54,255. No fatalities were reported.    

UNWTO: 40% of destinations have eased COVID-19travel restrictions

Manama, The UN World Tourism Organisation ( UNWTO) said that 40 percent of all destinations worldwide have now eased the restrictions they placed on international tourism in response to COVID-19.   The UN specialised agency for tourism has been monitoring global responses to the pandemic from the start of the crisis. This latest outlook, recorded

Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region

Washington, Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally showing a pick-up in the pandemic in every region of the world.   The rate of cases has been increasing not only in countries

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 284,000

Geneva,  The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising by 284,196 in 24 hours.   According to Reuters, deaths rose by 9,753, the biggest one-day increase since a record high of 9,797 deaths on April 30.   The previous WHO record for new cases was

UAE Sends Medical Aid to Caribbean Islands in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent an aid plane carrying 12.5 metric tons of medical supplies and 500,000 rapid testing kits for 14 Caribbean island states, including: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, in addition to

Saudi reports 2,331 cases; 3,139 recoveries

Manama, The Ministry of Health confirmed 2,331 new  cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 258,156 cases, including 45,157 active cases receiving necessary medical care. Of these, 2,143 infected patients are in critical condition,  while the others are stable.   The ministry said that as many as 3,139 cases have recovered, raising the total recoveries to 210,398. It pointed out that 44 infected patients

UAE Sends Medical Aid to Namibia in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent an aid plane carrying 8 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Namibia. This aid will assist approximately 8,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. “The UAE continues to support development in African countries and meet their needs in furtherance of the UAE’s leading humanitarian role

UAE Sends Medical Aid to South Sudan in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent an aid plane carrying 7.5 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to South Sudan. This aid will assist approximately 7,500 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus while bolstering efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. His Excellency Mohamed Salem Ahmed Mosaad Al Rashdi, UAE Ambassador to