PARIS, France – The United Arab Emirates has suspended entry for travellers from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique starting from Nov.29 due to concerns about a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, the state news agency reported on Friday.
Paris/France – Oman will allow anyone holding a COVID-19 vaccine certificate to travel to the country from September 1, the civil aviation authority said on Twitter on Monday. The authority said it had dropped a list of countries from which arrivals were banned due to the pandemic.
Washington / US – – The US Foods and Drug Administration on Monday fully approved Pfizer’s COVID – 19 vaccine, a move expected to trigger a new wave of vaccine mandates as the delta variant batters the country. ‘The FDA’s approval of this vaccine is a milestone as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic’, … More US FDA Grants Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Full Approval
Riyadh/Saudi Arabia – – All unvaccinated students over the age of 12 in Saudi Arabia will not be allowed to attend school until they are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Ministry of Education announced on Saturday. Anyone who has not received a COVID-19 vaccine will be considered absent until they receive two doses, Minister of Education … More Saudi Arabia Bans Unvaccinated Students From Attending Schools: Education Ministry
The United Arab Emirates has introduced a $5,000 (AED 20,000) fine for hiring domestic workers from abroad and failing to ensure they quarantine on arrival, amid other new COVID-19 rules. Anyone who recruits domestic workers without disclosing their arrival to the authorities will face the same fine. News that the country’s attorney general Hamad al … More UAE Introduces $5,000 Fine For Failing To Ensure New Domestic Workers Quarantine
Saudi Arabia has administers over 30 million doses of COVID – 19 vaccines across the Kingdom, the country’s Ministry of Health announced on Monday. Over 587 inoculation centers have set up around the Kingdom to ensure that all citizens and residents have access to coronavirus vaccines, according to the ministry. Saudi Arabia has plans to … More Saudi Arabia Administers More Than 30 Million Doses Of COVID – 19 Vaccines
Germany plans to give vulnerable people a COVID-19 vaccine booster in September, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, ignoring a World Health Organisation appeal to refrain from giving third doses while poor countries remain unvaccinated. ‘The possibility of a booster vaccine in September is intended to ensure that those who are particularly at risk are … More Germany To Give COVID Vaccine Boosters To Vulnerable Groups In September
French President Emmanuel Macron said on his Instagram account on Thursday that it was likely that the elderly and vulnerable would need a third COVID-19 vaccine shot, and that France was working on rolling these out from September onwards. ‘A third dose will likely be necessary, not for everyone straightaway, but in any case for … More French President Macron: Third COVID Vaccine Doses Likely For Elderly And Vulnerable
The United Arab Emirates will lift a ban on transit passenger traffic from India, Pakistan, Nigeria and other countries from Aug.5, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday. The UAE, a major international travel hub, has banned passengers from many South Asian and African countries for several months due to the … More UAE Lifts Ban On Transit Flights From India, Pakistan, Others: NCEMA
RIYAHD – – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman extended his thanks and appreciation on Friday to all workers in the health and pharmaceutical sectors, Saudi Press Agency reported. The crown prince commended the ‘health team who worked in a professional and brilliant manner in confronting the new coronavirus pandemic during the last period’, … More BREAKING NEWS | Crown Prince Thanks ‘Brilliant’ Health Workers Battling Virus