Coronavirus: Oman reports steep rise of 1,104 new cases, highest ever

People have their temperature checked in Oman. (File photo: Reuters)

Oman has reported its highest ever rise in daily coronavirus cases, with 1,104 new cases over 24 hours, bringing the total to 11,437.

Of the 1,104 new cases, 371 were Omani citizens and 643 non-Omanis, according to the Ministry of Health.

The death toll in the sultanate is now 47. There have been 2,396 recoveries.

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The country has experienced a growing rise in cases over the last few days, crossing the 10,000 mark on Saturday.

Omani authorities lifted the lockdown imposed on the capital Muscat on May 29.

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Last Update: Sunday, 31 May 2020 KSA 15:52 - GMT 12:52
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