Starting November 29, entry of travellers from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique into the UAE will remain suspended.
Starting November 29, travellers originating, or transiting, from seven African nations will not permitted to fly into Dubai.
Emirates Airline has updated travel guidelines for passengers flying to the UK and Singapore after the countries issued restrictions amid new COVID-19 variant concerns.
The UAE has achieved a major milestone in COVID vaccinations, with 100 per cent of its elligible population receiving the first jab.
The UAE confirmed 70 new cases of COVID-19 from 263,429 tests on Friday.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum joined thousands of runners of all ages and abilities on Friday morning as Sheikh Zayed Road converted into a "giant running track".