This package also includes:
*=Four-week case rate per million people, as of 13 September 2021
Algeria / 295*
Algeria is expected to receive 15 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines in October.
Bahrain / 1,721*
Manama formally approves Sputnik V as a booster shot for those aged 18 and over.
Egypt / 76*
Cairo is in talks to localise production of US vaccine Moderna.
Iran / 10,448*
Locally made Razi Cov Pars vaccine enters third phase human trials.
Jordan / 2,394*
Gradual resumption of economic activities continues as Amman lifts curfew.
Kuwait / 903*
Admission rates at Jaber al-Ahmed hospital, Kuwait’s main Covid-19 facility, fall 90 per cent.
Lebanon / 5,026*
Beirut assured of Egyptian support for vaccines after Cairo achieves self-sufficiency
Libya / 5,801*
Italy is reported to have shipped 117,600 Oxford-AstraZeneca doses to Libya.
Morocco / 4,080*
Rabat expands inoculation campaign to children aged over 12 years.
Oman / 676*
Case positivity rate drops to 1 per cent from previous average of 25 per cent.
Qatar / 1,988*
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna booster shots will be administered to high-risk individuals.
Saudi Arabia / 219*
Validity of iqamas and visit, exit and re-entry visas to be extended until 30 November at no cost.
Syria / 185*
Government vaccination campaign held at 450 fixed and mobile healthcare facilities.
Tunisia / 5,184*
Tunis receives 187,960 Pfizer doses through Covax, raising US contribution to 2 million.
UAE / 2,686*
Proof of vaccination or negative PCR test mandated for Expo 2020 Dubai visitors.
Produced on 19 September 2021. Sources: World Health Organisation, Worldometers, MEED
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