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648 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in three days

20 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday announced 648 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last three days, taking the total to 127,667. 

The number of deaths reported during the same time was five. There were 565 recoveriesin this period.

‘The number of recoveries has increased to 119,574, while the number of deaths has reached 1,488,’ an MoH statement said, adding that the rate of recovery is now at 93.7 per cent.

As of Sunday, 102 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 42 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.

 

 

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