Good riddance to 2021. Let 2022 bring fresh hope. That was a common sentiment on Friday as people around the world got ready to welcome in the New Year. In many places, plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations were muted or cancelled for the second straight year
There were 146 deaths reported on Monday, bringing the toll to 483,936 since the pandemic first struck India in early 2020. Only the United States and Brazil have recorded more deaths.
Experts said on Monday that an alleged hybrid coronavirus mutation dubbed "Deltacron" reportedly discovered in a Cyprus lab is most likely the result of a lab contamination, and not a new worrying variant.
This includes suspending the entry of travellers who were in these countries 14 days before coming to the UAE. Flight operations will continue to transport passengers from the UAE to these seven countries.