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COVID-19: 1,117 new cases, recoveries 7,489

12 Jun 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday confirmed 1,117 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 21,071. 

Among the newly diagnosed cases, 470 are Omanis and 647 expatriates. 

‘The overall number of recoveries is 7,489 while the number of deaths is 96,’ an MoH statement said. As of Friday, 309 patients were admitted in hospitals while 92 patients were in ICU. 

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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