India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a five-Test series against England from Aug.4.
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company in coordination with the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, announced the availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Dubai Parks Centre and the National Screening Centre in Ajman that are affiliating with Seha.
"As vaccine supply continues to improve and vaccination capacity gets enhanced in all federating units, we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to get vaccinated," Umar said on Twitter.
"The forum reviewed the implementation of SOPs during Eid holidays and expressed its satisfaction. It also appreciated the efforts of all stakeholders, especially the cooperation rendered by the public across the country..."
The free booster is available by walk-in at any of the 100+ vaccination centres across Abu Dhabi. To find your nearest vaccination centre, visit doh.gov.ae.
"The vaccine will be single dose and has been manufactured by the CanSino Biologics whose single dose injectable vaccine is already being used in Pakistan. Nasal vaccines are usually given to children but there will be no age limit for it..."
Meanwhile, after the UK variant made inroads into various cities of the country, Pakistan has reported its first confirmed patient carrying the Indian strain.
COVID-19 is now ravaging the villages of India, where about 70 per cent of the population resides. More bodies are floating in rivers; mass graves are being discovered. In rural areas, health is managed through Primary Health Centres (PHCs). According to the Economic
India's cases jumped by 28,903 on Wednesday, the highest increase since Dec.13. Deaths increased by 188, the highest in two months, to stand at 159,044.