The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday confirmed 1,300 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in four days, taking the total to 115,734. The number of deaths reported during the same time was 38.
The number of those who have recovered is 2,640.
‘The total number of recoveries has increased to 105,700 while the number of deaths has reached 1,246,’ an MoH statement said.
As of Sunday, a total of 389 patients were admitted in health institutions including 175 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 following healthy habits when coughing and sneezing.
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