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COVID-19 cases cross 1,500 mark in Oman

21 Apr 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the registration of 98 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday morning, taking the total to 1,508.   

The ministry also announced the death of a 53 year old resident, which is the eighth COVID-19 related death in the sultanate. 

Of the 98 new cases, 39 are Omani citizens and 59 expatriates. The number of recoveries remained 238, the same as Monday.  

MoH calls upon all to adhere to the isolation procedures by staying in an isolated room with an attached toilet and serving the isolated person from outside the room as instructed. 

The ministry also advises all citizens and residents to keep on washing hands with water and soap, avoiding touching the face, nose, mouth, and eyes and following the healthy habits when coughing and sneezing. 

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