The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday confirmed 778 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 14,316.
Among the newly diagnosed cases, 265 are Omanis and 513 expatriates.
The total number of deaths so far has reached 67. ‘The overall number of recoveries has risen to 3,451 on Thursday,’ 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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