Oman reports two new coronavirus cases, raising total to 24

An Omani boy runs after his father as they rush to Friday Prayers at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman, Friday, September 17, 2010. (File photo: AP)

Oman confirmed on Monday two new coronavirus cases, raising the total number of cases in the Sultanate to 24, according to the ministry of health.

Both cases were Omani citizens, who are now under home isolation and their condition is stable.

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The ministry said that 22 of the coronavirus cases detected in the country were linked to traveling abroad and two cases are currently under “epidemiological investigation.”

 

The Sultanate’s latest set of measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus have come into effect.

Those include: banning the entry of non-GCC citizens through all land, sea and air ports, and placing anyone entering the Sultanate under quarantine, closing all public parks, banning all public gatherings such as weddings and funerals, and banning holding Friday prayers in mosques.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05
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