This package also includes:
*=Four-week case rate per million people, as of 12 July 2021
Algeria / 292*
Vaccine stockpile grows as 1.6 million doses of Sinovac jab are shipped from China.
Bahrain / 5,168*
Timeline to administer booster shots is advanced to one month after the second dose for specific cases.
Egypt / 99*
Cairo is to receive 2 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab and further shipments of materials in order to produce Sinovac locally.
Iran / 4,140*
Emergency use of a second domestic Covid-19 vaccine, called Pasteur Vaccine, is approved.
Jordan / 1,359*
Amman receives $2.75m grant from Doha to support its inoculation efforts for citizens and Syrian refugees.
Kuwait / 10,132*
More than 2.3 million vaccine doses administered as delta variant causes a rise in cases.
Lebanon / 858*
Power cuts and internet outages impact vaccination drives in parts of the country.
Libya / 2,218*
Third batch of Russia’s Sputnik-V vaccine, comprising 100,000 doses, reaches Libya.
Morocco / 522*
Local pharmaceutical firm Sothema is to start local production of 5 million Sinopharm doses a month.
Oman / 11,526*
Legal action is likely to be taken against civil servants who refuse vaccination without an adequate medical reason.
Qatar / 1,318*
Quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travellers arriving from specific destinations is eased.
Saudi Arabia / 1,037*
Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine is approved, making it the fourth shot authorised for use in the country.
Syria / 57*
Moscow says it will continue to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Syria, with a certain number to be delivered free of charge.
Tunisia / 10,923*
Health Ministry spokesperson says situation is “catastrophic” and the national health system has “collapsed”.
UAE / 5,206*
Abu Dhabi extends home quarantine rules for people who have been in contact with those testing positive for Covid-19.
Produced on 15 July 2021. Sources: World Health Organisation, Worldometers, MEED
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