The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reported today 563 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 among community and 270 among travelers. The MOPH recorded 168 recoveries from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recovered..
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Ministry of the Interior warned on Thursday that individuals who regularly break the precautionary measures and preventive protocols to stop the spread of coronavirus will face tough consequences. The ministry..
Emirates News Agency from Abu Dhabi reported, Unvaccinated Emirates citizens will not be allowed to travel outside the United Arab Emirates starting January 10, 2022. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collabora..
A sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in India over the past week has sparked fears that a third wave, driven by Omicron, is around the corner. The country reported 16,764 new infections and 220 deaths on Friday for the last 24 hours. This is the high..
Research by South African scientists suggests that Omicron could displace the Delta variant of the coronavirus because infection with the new variant boosts immunity to the older one. The study only covered a small group of people and has not been..
Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) and Micron Technology (MU.O), two of the world's largest memory chip makers, warned that strict COVID-19 curbs in the Chinese city of Xian could disrupt their chip manufacturing bases in the area. The lockdown i..
Oil prices slid on Friday but were set to post their biggest annual gains in 12 years, spurred by the global economic recovery from the COVID-19 slump and producer restraint, even as infections surged to record highs around the world. Brent crude ..
Indian shares were set on Friday for their best year since 2017, driven by an economic recovery from the pandemic-fuelled slump and massive liquidity, even as a raging new COVID-19 variant and valuation concerns kept investors cautious towards the ye..
China is on high alert against COVID-19 as the New Year holiday looms, with the city of Xian under lockdown while several New Year's Eve events in other cities have been cancelled and some provinces urged restraint in travel during the festive se..