New mutant strains, Sheikh Hamdan, Israel strikes Gaza, 2,127 new cases - The Daily Update

On today's update, we have the latest coronavirus figures, UAE residents are warned new mutant strains place unvaccinated 'at high risk', and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurates the largest sports facility in Abu Dhabi.

The outgoing UN envoy paints a bleak picture of Yemen's peace prospects, and Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons.

Thoraya Abdullahi joins us for what's trending, including remains of a 1960s plane, MacKenzie Scott and US asylum.