The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday confirmed 636 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 9009.
This the highest daily tally for Oman, before this the maximum (513) was recorded on May 24.
Among the newly diagnosed cases 345 are Omanis and 291 expatiates.
‘The overall number of recoveries in Oman rose to 2,177. The death toll stood at 40 on Tuesday,’ MoH statement said.
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.