Oman Sets COVID – 19 Double Jab Entry Requirement For Visitors

DUBAI – Omani authorities require foreign travellers aged 18 or older to have received at least two COVID – 19 vaccine doses to enter the sultanate, the state news agency reported on Sunday. The sultanate also cancelled a previous decision that suspended entry from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini and Mozambique.

Turkey Closes Borders To Five Countries Due To New COVID-19 Variant

PARIS, France – Turkey closed its borders to passengers from five countries as a measure against the new coronavirus variant, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday. Travellers from Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe will not be allowed to enter as of Friday night due to rising cases of the new variant, Koca … More Turkey Closes Borders To Five Countries Due To New COVID-19 Variant

Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sports announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed into all sports stadium and facilities as they operate at full capacity, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday. Visitor entry will be limited to those who are  fully vaccinated against COVID – 19, as per Kingdom’s rules, the … More Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

Jordan’s Crown Prince Contracts Coronavirus

Dubai/UAE – – Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein contracted coronavirus and his parents King Abdullah and Queen Rania, who tested negative, will protectively self – isolate for five days, the palace said on Monday. ‘His Highness Prince Hussein, who had received the vaccine against the coronavirus, showed mild symptoms and is in very good health’, the … More Jordan’s Crown Prince Contracts Coronavirus

Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

Paris / France – Twelve million French children headed back to school on Thursday, wearing facemasks, using sanitizer at the entrance and standing distance from each other in the yard under strict government rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID – 19. ‘This is very different from usual ‘back – to – school’, said … More Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

E.U. Imposes COVID – 19 Travel Ban On ‘Non – Essential’ Travel From U.S., Lebanon, And Israel

Paris / France – The European Union on Monday removed five countries including the US, Lebanon, and Israel from its list of countries exempted from restrictions on non-essential travel during the coronavirus pandemic  Schengen Visa Info said that the removal from the list means that the Member States are advised to reimpose the entry ban … More E.U. Imposes COVID – 19 Travel Ban On ‘Non – Essential’ Travel From U.S., Lebanon, And Israel

New Zealand Reports First Death Linked To Pfizer COVID – 19 Vaccine

Milan / Italy – – New Zealand on Monday reported what authorities said was the country’s first recorded death linked to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The information was released by the health ministry following a review by an independent COVID-19 safety monitoring board of the death of a woman after receiving the vaccine. The ministry … More New Zealand Reports First Death Linked To Pfizer COVID – 19 Vaccine

Saudi Arabia Bans Unvaccinated Students From Attending Schools: Education Ministry

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