As many as 1,806 new cases of COVID-19 were registered on Monday, in addition to 19 related deaths. In a 24-hour period on Monday, 173 patients needed hospitalisation, overwhelming the healthcare system.
The latest figures take the total number of registered cases in Oman to 236,440 and death toll to 2,532, the Ministry of Health stated. It added that 542 cases recovered on Monday, accounting for a total of 211,494 recoveries.
The ministry also informed that a total of 1,196 patients – the highest since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country – were in health institutions on Monday, including 373 in intensive care.