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COVID-19: More recoveries than new cases on Monday

29 Jun 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday confirmed 910 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total number of cases to 39,060.  

Among the newly diagnosed cases, 535 are Omanis and 375 expatriates. The ministry conducted 3,191 tests on suspected cases in the last 24 hours, of which 910 turned positive. 

‘The number of new recoveries is 1,222, taking the total to 22,422, while the number of deaths has reached 169,’ an MoH statement said. As of Monday, a total of 423 patients were admitted in hospitals while 115 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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