Gulf Times - COVID-19
Qatar Airways 'first global airline' to achieve Skytrax 5-Star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating

Qatar Airways 'first global airline' to achieve Skytrax 5-Star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating

Qatar Airways has become the "first global airline in the world" to achieve the "prestigious" five-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax.

Covid-19 vaccination age threshold brought down to 60

Covid-19 vaccination age threshold brought down to 60

All residents and citizens aged 60 years and above are eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in Qatar, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said Sunday while announcing an amendment to the age threshold for priority groups to receive the vaccine.

MoPH reports 204 new Covid-19 cases, 177 recoveries

MoPH reports 204 new Covid-19 cases, 177 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Saturday, 204 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 164 were from community and 40 from travellers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine.

MOPH reports 196 new Covid-19 cases, 174 recoveries

MOPH reports 196 new Covid-19 cases, 174 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Friday 196 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), of which 164 were from community and 32 from travellers returning from abroad who are subject to quarantine

Philippines extends travel ban, steps up safeguards over Covid-19 variant

Philippines extends travel ban, steps up safeguards over Covid-19 variant

The Philippines on Friday extended by two weeks a ban on travellers from more than 30 territories and countries where a more transmissible Covid-19 variant has been detected ...

US executes man with Covid-19, 12th under Trump administration

US executes man with Covid-19, 12th under Trump administration

The US government on Thursday executed Corey Johnson, a convicted murderer, marking one of the final two federal executions planned under President Donald Trump's administration ...

Qatar health sector leaders get second Covid-19 vaccine dose

Qatar health sector leaders get second Covid-19 vaccine dose

A number of senior health officials on Thursday received the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Qatar.

MOPH reports 201 new Covid-19 cases, 156 recoveries

MOPH reports 201 new Covid-19 cases, 156 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reported Wednesday 201 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) during the last 24 hours, of which 176 were from community cases and 25 from travellers ...

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

Nearly all air travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.

MOPH reports 211 new Covid-19 cases, 111 recoveries

MOPH reports 211 new Covid-19 cases, 111 recoveries

211 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were announced today. 171 of these are from community cases and 40 from travellers returning from abroad.

India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare for 'world's biggest vaccination drive'

India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare for 'world's biggest vaccination drive'

Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines across the country on Tuesday, getting ready for the launch of a campaign to offer shots to 1.3 billion people in what officials call the world's biggest vaccination drive.

Another Chinese city goes into lockdown amid new Covid-19 threat

Another Chinese city goes into lockdown amid new Covid-19 threat

Authorities in China introduced new Covid-19 curbs in areas surrounding Beijing on Tuesday, putting 4.9 million residents under lockdown as new infections raised worries about a second wave in a nation ...