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576 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported

21 Sep 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday confirmed 576 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 94,051. The number of deaths reported was seven. Recoveries too have increased, the ministry said. 

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 85,781 while the number of deaths has reached 853,’ an MoH statement said. As of Monday, a total of 551 patients were admitted in health institutions while 180 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, avoid touching the face, nose, mouth, and eyes and follow healthy habits when coughing and sneezing.


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