The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday confirmed 947 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last three day, taking the total to 120,389. Twelve deaths and 1,046 recoveries were reported for the same period.
‘The number of recoveries has increased to 111,096, while the total number of deaths now stands at 1,338,’ an MoH statement said. As of Sunday, a total of 300 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 138 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.