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International Journal of Literacy and Education

2021, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A

COVID-19 in gulf cooperation council countries: A critical overview


Author(s): Mehvish Mushtaq Misgar and Anisur Rahman

Abstract: The COVID situation has caused mayhem in the world since it was first reported in Wuhan City in China in December 2019. The six-member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) also witnessed COVID 19 pandemic at the peak in 2020 and are continuing to utilize their pandemic control measures supported by effective policy guidelines by the respective government to control the adverse situation. These countries are oil economies hence they are market economies and highly dependent on the expatriate population for rendering services in every economic sector. These countries are needed to control the severity of the pandemic and return to economic growth as soon as possible. However, while combating pandemics the GCC countries have been able to successfully control the situation to date. Though various economic and policy factors matter, it appears to consider the importance of COVID 19 management in GCC countries. This paper intends to analyze the COVID 19 situation in GCC countries through analyzing available data presented in various secondary sources.

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How to cite this article:
Mehvish Mushtaq Misgar, Anisur Rahman. COVID-19 in gulf cooperation council countries: A critical overview. Int J Literacy Educ 2021;1(2):94-101.
International Journal of Literacy and Education