Exempt groups are active COVID-19 patients, participants in vaccine clinical trials, pregnant women, recipients of a vaccine outside the country, and former COVID-19 patients following medical evaluation.
The total number of deaths in the country rose to 1,626 on Friday after MoHAP announced 3 more deaths due to COVID-19 complications.
There was no immediate comment from Olympic organisers or Japan's Olympic Committee on the reports in the Nikkei and Yomiuri Shimbun dailies, which did not name their sources.
For the past 14 months, Saudi citizens have mostly been banned from travelling abroad out of concerns that international travel could fuel the outbreak of the virus within the country of more than 30 million people.
The UAE has vaccinated more than 81.93% of the total eligible group (over the age of 16), it was revealed during the weekly briefing on COVID-19 situation in the country on Tuesday.
We as Indians stand united in confronting the coronavirus together. Something that we all Indians will never forget and now we want to make sure that we will do it.
The national vaccination campaign in the UAE continues to achieve its goals, as more than 78.11% of the total eligible group has been vaccinated, and they are people over the age of 16.
Federal Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Umar announced on Wednesday that the registration of persons aged 19 and above for vaccination against the coronavirus will start from Thursday.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority announced free parking spaces for vaccination centres’ visitors in the Emirate. About 50 parking spaces will be available nearby each of the existing vaccination centres and any additional future centres.
The UAE is truly defying global trends, and in emphatic fashion. Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), said signs are pointing to a significant air travel demand in the second half of 2021 and sustainable recovery in air operations.