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264 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported on Monday

14 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday announced 264 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 126,504. The number of deaths reported during the same time was one.

The number of those who have recovered also increased by 239. ‘The number of recoveries has increased to 118,287, while the number of deaths has reached 1,472,’ an MoH statement said, adding the rate of recovery is now 93.5 per cent.

As of Monday, a total of 122 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.

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.

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