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COVID-19: 811 new cases recorded in Oman

29 May 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday confirmed 811 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total number of cases to 9820.  

Among the newly diagnosed cases, 315 are Omanis and 496 expatriates.  

The overall number of recoveries in Oman rose from 2,177 on Thursday to 2,396 on Friday while the death toll stood at 40, an 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 healthy habits when coughing and sneezing. 

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