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229 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths reported on Monday

7 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday announced 229 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 125,115. 

There were eight deaths and 152 recoveries in this period. 

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 116,506, while the number of deaths has reached 1,452,’ an MoH statement said, adding that the rate of recovery  now in 93.1 per cent. 

As of Monday, a total of 147 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 78 patients 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.

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.

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