Gulf Times - COVID-19
UK PM, finance minister exposed to Covid, confined to office work

UK PM, finance minister exposed to Covid, confined to office work

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his finance minister Rishi Sunak will be limited to working from their offices and subject to daily Covid-19 testing after being identified as a contact of someone who tested positive for the virus.

No pandemic end in sight with raging outbreaks in India, Brazil

No pandemic end in sight with raging outbreaks in India, Brazil

Fresh coronavirus waves showed no sign of abating Saturday as devastating surges in India and Brazil pushed daily infections and deaths to record levels.

Syria's President Assad and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Syria's President Assad and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma have tested positive for Covid-19 after showing minor symptoms, his office said on Monday.

Commercial Bank strives to stay ahead of the curve in digital innovation; pandemic gears up momentum

Commercial Bank strives to stay ahead of the curve in digital innovation; pandemic gears up momentum

Commercial Bank has always strived to stay ahead of the curve in digital innovation and Covid-19 has accelerated its momentum and changed the scope of how people bank and use digital services, senior CB executives said at a recent media roundtable.

459 cases of the virus, 480 recoveries Sunday in Qatar

459 cases of the virus, 480 recoveries Sunday in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Sunday 459 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), of which 415 were from community and 44 from travellers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine.

Covid-19 measures to continue: Cabinet

Covid-19 measures to continue: Cabinet

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani chaired on Wednesday the cabinet's regular meeting held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan.

Massage centres closed for Covid-19 violations

Massage centres closed for Covid-19 violations

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) on Tuesday announced the closure of four commercial establishments for violating its circulars regarding the precautionary and preventive measures ...

Oxford University to test Covid-19 vaccine response among children for first time

Oxford University to test Covid-19 vaccine response among children for first time

The University of Oxford has launched a study to assess the safety and immune response of the Covid-19 vaccine it has developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children for the first time, it said on Saturday.

453 new Covid-19 cases, one death and 198 recoveries Saturday: MoPH

453 new Covid-19 cases, one death and 198 recoveries Saturday: MoPH

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Saturday 453 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 403 were from community and 50 from travellers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine.

Qatari citizen diagnosed with Covid-19 144 days ago recovers

Qatari citizen diagnosed with Covid-19 144 days ago recovers

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital (HMGH) announced the discharge of a 65-year-old Qatari National after recovery from Covid-19.

451 new Covid-19 cases and 260 recoveries Wednesday in Qatar

451 new Covid-19 cases and 260 recoveries Wednesday in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Wednesday, 451 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 412 were from community cases and 39 from travelers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine

Elderly urged to take Covid-19 vaccine

Elderly urged to take Covid-19 vaccine

The elderly people, especially those with any chronic diseases, should take the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as possible and the authorities concerned have given them priority ...