The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday confirmed 329 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 120,718. There were 12 deaths and 350 recoveries reported in this period.
‘The number of recoveries has increased to 111,446, while the number of deaths has reached 1,350,’ an MoH statement said.
As of Monday, a total of 300 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 140 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.