Arabic

Palestine reports eight deaths, 521 new COVID-19 cases

Sharjah24 - KUNA: Palestinian Health Minister Mai Al-Kaila stated on Thursday that the coronavirus (COVID-19) killed eight patients and infected 521 people, while 881 others recovered in the Palestinian territories in the past 24 hours.

Economy

Air Arabia announces direct flight to Tashkent from Sharjah

Sharjah 24 - WAM: Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, has announced the launch of a new direct flight from Sharjah to Tashkent, Uzbekistan capital city, starting November 4th, 2020.

Sharjah

Al Shamsi : Older persons are pillar of the society

Sharjah24: On the occasion of "International Day for Older Persons", Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police stated that on 1st of October each year, countries across the world celebrate of their older people especially in UAE which always celebrates of that segment of the society in line with Islam’s great values.

International

Malaysia reports 260 new coronavirus cases

Sharjah 24 - Reuters: Malaysia reported 260 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, its biggest daily spike in infections since June 4, mostly due to an outbreak in Sabah state on Borneo island, the health ministry said.

International

Indonesia reports 4,174 new coronavirus cases, 116 deaths

Sharjah 24 - Reuters: Indonesia reported 4,174 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 291,182, official data showed.

UAE

UAE announces 1,158 COVID-19 cases, 1,179 recoveries, 2 deaths

Sharjah 24 - WAM: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced Thursday that it conducted 91,234 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.