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Zero deaths; over 1.6mn vaccinated

13 Sep 2021 Oman records 15 new Omicron cases By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced 58 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 303,163.

No deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. ‘The total cumulative deaths reported in the country is now 4,089,’ the MoH said in a statement.

The rate of hospitalisation is also going down gradually with only 14 patients admitted to hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 66, including 28 in intensive care units.
With the recovery of 89 people during the period, the total number of recoveries rose to 293,343, striking a recovery rate of 96.8 per cent, the MoH said.

On the vaccination campaign, the ministry said 76.3 per cent of the people in Oman have received one dose of vaccine.
‘The total number of people vaccinated in the sultanate since the beginning of the national campaign for immunisation until Sunday, with at least one dose, reached 2,710,021,’ the MoH said, adding that over 45 per cent of target population has received both the doses of the vaccine.

‘The total number of people who got the two doses of the vaccine reached 1,626,851 – 45.8 per cent of the target group – while the total doses given so far reached 4,336,872,’ it said.

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