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576 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Tuesday

2 Jun 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday confirmed 576 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The newly diagnosed cases include 367 Omanis and 209 expatriates, taking the total to 12,799.

The total number of deaths has reached 59, nine of which were reported on Tuesday itself. ‘The overall number of recoveries rose from 2,682 on Monday to 2,812,’ 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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