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180 COVID-19 cases; 8,826 vaccinated

4 Jan 2021

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday announced 180 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 129,548. There was one death reported during the same time. 

As of Monday, as many as 8,826 had been vaccinated against the virus. 

The number of those who have recovered also increased by 106. ‘The number of recoveries has increased to 122,372, while the number of deaths has reached 1,502,’ an MoH statement said, adding the rate of recovery is now 94.4 per cent.

As of Monday, a total of 67 patients were admitted in health institutions with 29 patients in ICUs.

Muscat governorate recorded the highest number of people who were vaccinated (3,028), followed by North Batinah –  1,825, South Batinah – 904, South Sharqiyah – 477, and Buraimi – 333. Dakhliyah recorded the vaccination of 688 people, Dhahirah – 325, North Sharqiyah – 568, Dhofar – 462, Musandam – 125, and Al Wusta – 91.

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