The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Wednesday confirmed 319 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 116,847. The number of deaths reported was 11, while the number of people who recovered was 363 in this period.
‘The number of recoveries has increased to 106,903, while the number of deaths is 1,279 now,’ an MoH statement said. As of Wednesday, a total of 371 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 158 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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