This package also includes:
*=Four-week case rate per million people, as of 13 December 2021
Bahrain / 814*
Manama inks advance vaccine purchase agreement with France’s Valneva.
Egypt / 24,374*
Health ministry says Cairo has a phased plan to combat Omicron variant.
Iran / 114,806*
Restrictions introduced on unvaccinated individuals to help the country ‘co-exist with Covid’.
Iraq / 18,250*
More than 2.9 million Pfizer-BioNTech doses arrived in Iraq in November 2021.
Jordan / 114,013*
Amman tightens travel measures as Omicron variant drives third wave of Covid.
Kuwait / 664*
National Aviation Services enters partnership to expand pre-flight test offering.
Lebanon / 35,780*
Fines on unvaccinated individuals who spread Covid increased to $165.66.
Libya / 12,213*
Restrictions imposed for individuals without vaccination cards.
Morocco / 3,154*
International flight ban extended until end of 2021.
Oman / 242*
Zero deaths recorded in one month, as of 11 December.
Qatar / 4,099*
Travel curbs imposed amid discovery of Omicron variant.
Saudi Arabia / 967*
Entry allowed for people vaccinated with Sputnik V jab from 1 January.
Syria / 2,914*
Fourth wave of Covid surges amid limited testing.
Tunisia / 3,747*
Tunis considers measures to avoid overburdening the country’s healthcare infrastructure.
UAE / 1,713*
Dubai offers booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to all adults.
Produced on 13 December 2021. Sources: World Health Organisation, Worldometers, Our World in Data, MEED
A MEED Subscription...
Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.