The United Arab Emirates is tightening covid regulations, including stricter enforcement of an indoor mask mandate, amid an increase in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations. Infections in the UAE have more than doubled in a week, and the coun..
Authorities in China's capital Beijing on Monday raced to contain a COVID-19 outbreak traced to a raucous 24-hour bar known for cheap liquor and big crowds, with millions facing mandatory testing and thousands under targeted lockdowns.
Neasa Ronayne plans to visit Japan for the first time this year. She has paid more than £3,500 ($4,390) for a 16-day tour, as under the country's Covid-19 restrictions she is not allowed to roam around on her own. But Ms Ronayne, who ..
The US will no longer require air travellers to have proof of a negative Covid-19 test before entering the country from abroad. Officials said they were dropping the requirement due to the "tremendous progress" the country had made in th..
New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday went above the 1,000-mark for the first time since Feb. 20, 2022, with 1,029 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours. New COVID cases in the Kingdom have been fluctuating around the 500-mark, ..
Saudi Arabia welcomed foreign Hajj pilgrims to Islam’s second holiest city on Saturday, the first since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. The pilgrims, who arrived at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah from I..
More than two-thirds of the worlds population probably have significant levels of Covid-19 antibodies, meaning they have either been infected or were vaccinated, the World Health Organization said. So-called seroprevalence rates surged to 67% in O..
The United Arab Emirates has vaccinated all those who must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the oil-rich Gulf Arab state, state news agency WAM reported on Thursday. The UAE "announces that 100% of the targeted categories have been vaccinate..
The Chinese city of Shanghai, the country's economic centre and a global trade hub, has eased Covid curbs after a two-month lockdown. At midnight local time (16:00 GMT Tuesday), restrictions were relaxed to allow most people to ...