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COVID-19: 603 new cases on Saturday, total crosses 10,000

30 May 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Saturday confirmed 603 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 10,423.  

Among the newly diagnosed cases 260 are Omanis and 343 expatiates.  

On Friday alone, MoH reported 811 cases. The total number of deaths has reached 42. The overall number of recoveries is 2,396. ‘The overall number of recoveries in Oman is 2,396 while death toll stood at 42,’ 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.

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