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COVID-19: 424 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Friday

22 May 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Wednesday confirmed 424 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 6,794. 

Among the newly diagnosed cases 191 were Omanis and 233 expatiates.  

The overall number of recoveries in Oman rose from 1,821. The death toll was 32 on Friday.

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. It said that social distancing also helps curb the spread of the virus.

MoH 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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