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Oman reports zero COVID-19 deaths; cases down by 36%

5 Sep 2021 By OUR CORRESPONDENT

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday reported zero COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours.

However, four deaths were recorded on Thursday and one on Friday taking the total number of COVID-19-related deaths to 4,075.

According to OmanVSCovid19, the official twitter account of the MoH for countering COVID-19, for a period of seven days from August 29 to September 4, the number of cases went down by 36 per cent, while deaths decreased by 31 per cent.

The number of hospitalisation over the same period came down by 30 per cent, while those in ICU declined by 35 per cent. 

With this, recoveries in the week went up 77 per cent. Vaccination also climbed 4.5 per cent.

‘Two-hundred-and-two new cases of COVID-19 were registered in three days in the sultanate. This brings the total number of positive COVID-19 cases to 302,668,’ the MoH said in a statement on Sunday.

It further said that 69 new cases were registered on Saturday, 56 on Friday and 77 were registered on Thursday.

The ministry reported 392 new recoveries during the period, bringing the total number to 292,573 recoveries. The recovery rate is now at 96.7 per cent.

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