Cricket, which has hopes of becoming an Olympic sport, returned to the Asian Games this year after being omitted from the last edition in Indonesia
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Friday reported 362 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 378 recoveries and no deaths.
Total active cases stand at 13,867.
The new cases were detected through 258,009 additional tests.
The total number of cases in UAE as on May 20 are 904,093, while total recoveries stand at 887,924. The death toll now stands at 2,302.
A wave of Covid infections, which North Korea first confirmed last week, has fanned worry about a lack of medical resources and vaccines in the isolated country heavily sanctioned for its nuclear weapons programme.
North Korea reported 263,370 more people with fever symptoms, and two more deaths, taking its total fever caseload since late April to 2.24 million as of Thursday evening, including 65 deaths, according to its KCNA state news agency.
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel’s recommendation, opening a third Covid-19 shot to healthy elementary-age kids — just like what is already recommended for everybody 12 and older.
The hope is that an extra shot will shore up protection for kids ages 5 to 11 as infections once again are on the rise.
Britain’s vaccine advisers have also said that an anticipated autumn Covid booster campaign would be aimed at people aged over 65, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers and all adults in a clinical risk group.
The country is offering a spring booster to the over-75s, care home residents and immunosuppressed people, and ministers have spoken openly of plans for a further booster campaign in the autumn.
Despite the claims by virologist Shi Zhengli, other virologists argue that the increased protection may help prevent future outbreaks
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Successful completion of the longest Arab space mission by AlNeyadi is the culmination of the dedicated efforts of the exceptional Emirati talent at MBRSC, Dubai Crown Prince said