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UAE Covid vaccine: All Sharjah cops to get jab by Jan 21 (source — 18/01/2021 21:02:15

Sharjah Police ramp up Covid vaccination drive.

UAE video: Tears of joy as elderly man gets Covid vaccine at home (source — 18/01/2021 20:48:34

Viral video shows the elderly resident thanking UAE leaders.

UAE: Compulsory Covid tests every 7 days for more employees (source — 18/01/2021 17:40:49

Those who have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are exempted.

UAE: Covid restrictions on Indian passport services lifted (source — 18/01/2021 17:02:31

An additional centre for Indian passport applications is also set to open in Abu Dhabi soon.

UAE reports 3,471 Covid cases, 2,990 recoveries, 6 deaths (source — 18/01/2021 16:27:33

More than 23.4 million tests have been carried out across the country so far.

Covid vaccine: UAE scraps post-jab waiting time (source — 18/01/2021 15:36:08

Initially, vaccine recipients were asked to wait for 30 minutes after taking a dose to monitor for possible side-effects.

UAE: Covid PCR test must for employees every 7 days (source — 18/01/2021 14:05:09

Those vaccinated against Covid are exempted from the rule.

UAE: 18 shops shut in Dubai for violating Covid rules (source — 18/01/2021 13:25:20

45 outlets were given warnings to comply with safety measures.

UAE fights Covid: Tourists flock to Dubai for the safety it offers (source — 18/01/2021 10:15:53

With a negative PCR test in their home countries, tourists can freely enter Dubai, where winter temperatures average a pleasant 25°C.

UAE Covid vaccine: Minimum age to get jab now 16 (source — 17/01/2021 21:34:55

Latest update will help authorities vaccinate the maximum number of people against the coronavirus.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death