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211 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported on Tuesday

8 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday announced 211 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 125,526. There were two deaths and 214 recoveries in this period. 

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 116,720, while the number of deaths has reached 1,454,’ an MoH statement said, adding that the rate of recovery is now 93.1 per cent.

As of Tuesday, a total of 143 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 72 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.

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