UAE reports 104 COVID-19 cases, 170 recoveries, 1 death

More than 20.6mln Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the UAE till date

  
A member of medical staff wearing a protective face mask and gloves measures the temperature of a woman during drive-thru coronavirus disease testing (COVID-19) at a screening centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 30, 2020.

A member of medical staff wearing a protective face mask and gloves measures the temperature of a woman during drive-thru coronavirus disease testing (COVID-19) at a screening centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 30, 2020.

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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Thursday reported 104 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 179 recoveries and 1 death.

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have updated Covid-19 safety measures to attend events and exhibitions.

In a circular sent to managers of hotels, museums, cultural and entertainment venues; and event organisers, the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) - Abu Dhabi said the new measures came into effect from October 13.

Meanwhile, Sydney is scrapping mandatory quarantine for overseas travellers from next month, officials said Friday, signalling a faster-than-expected end to tough coronavirus restrictions.

Australia's borders have been closed for the last 19 months to prevent the spread of Covid-19, stranding tens of thousands of Australians overseas and leading critics to dub the country a "hermit state".

 

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