| 25 February 2024, Sunday |

UAE Suspends Entry of Travelers from Vietnam

The United Arab Emirates will suspend the entry of travelers coming from Vietnam starting June 5, as part of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the state-news agency WAM reported on Thursday.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced Thursday that it conducted 230,728 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement, the Ministry announced 1,989 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 576,947.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care. The Ministry also announced three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country to 1,689.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat