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422 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths reported on Monday

26 Oct 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday confirmed 422 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 113,353. The number of deaths reported during the same time was 16.

The recovery numbers also increased by 390. 

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 99,668, while the number of deaths has reached 1,190,’ an MoH statement said. 

As of Monday, a total of 439 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 182 in ICUs.

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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