Global car rental company Hertz became the latest economic casualty of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, filing for bankruptcy in the US and Canada after more than a century in business.
The health ministry also noted an additional 581 individuals had fully recovered on Sunday from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,512.
According to the latest data on the pandemic released by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday, 270,400 people have so far got infected by the disease in the country and 219,783 of them have already recovered.
Chinese researchers have suggested that wearing face masks at home is 79 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 spread among family members in the same household.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the ministry detected 747 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 21,831.
Demand for the safe-haven commodity has soared during the coronavirus pandemic and it is not only professional investors who are cashing in, but small businesses too.
While the whole world crashed when coronavirus broke out like wildfire, everyone was talking about how to handle the pandemic and the impact of what they experienced because of the same.
More than 30 countries have reported over 1,000 single-day coronavirus cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse, said a global survey by UNICEF on Wednesday.