The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday announced 571 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last three days, taking the total to 126,240.
There were eight deaths and 721 recoveries in this period.
‘The number of recoveries has increased to 118,048, while the number of deaths has reached 1,471,’ an MoH statement said, adding that the rate of recovery is now 93.5 per cent.
As of Sunday, a total of 115 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 57 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.