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1,409 new COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths in three days

13 Sep 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday confirmed 1,409 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 89,746.

The number of deaths reported in the last three days was 18.

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 83,771 while the number of deaths has reached 780,’ an MoH statement said. As of Sunday, a total of 470 patients were admitted in health institutions while 161 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 continue 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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