(MENAFN- Khaleej Times)
Published: Thu 6 Oct 2022, 2:21 PM
Last updated: Thu 6 Oct 2022, 2:32 PM
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Thursday reported 377 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 406 recoveries and no deaths.
Total active cases stand at 18,558.
The new cases were detected through 158,562 additional tests.
The total number of cases in UAE as on October 6 are 1,029,803, while total recoveries stand at 1,008,899. The death toll now stands at 2,346.
A Japanese health ministry panel on Wednesday recommended approving for children as young as six months old.
Japan in January expanded use of the vaccine to those as young as five years old. Last month, health authorities started dispensing that target the Omicron variant of the virus.
The panel also recommended approval of a version of the Pfizer vaccine that protects against the of Omicron. Moderna said earlier on Wednesday it was seeking Japanese approval of its own subvariant shot.
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