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COVID-19: 263 new cases, 12 casualties

11 Aug 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday confirmed 263 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 82,050. The number of death cases reported on Tuesday was 12. 

‘The number of new recoveries is 596 taking the total to 76,720 while the number of deaths has reached 533,’ an MoH statement said. As of Tuesday, a total of 458 patients were admitted in health institutions while 164 patients were currently 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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