Coronavirus: Oman’s highest daily COVID-19 rise sees 1,605 new cases, six deaths

Gulls in Muscat, Oman. (Mostafa_meraji, Unsplash)

Oman saw its highest daily increase after recording 1,605 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the health ministry announced on Monday.

Of the new cases, 921 were foreign nationals and 684 were Omanis, according to the ministry.

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Meanwhile, six people who had previously tested positive for the virus have recovered, raising the death toll to 137.

Despite an increase in daily cases, the Sultanate continues to see an increase in recoveries as well. Out of the total 31,076 cases, 16,408 people have recovered as of June 22 after an additional 856 cases recovered.

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The health ministry also said 407 people are currently receiving medical care with 100 in the intensive care unit.

As countries ease coronavirus restrictions, individuals are urged to continue taking precautionary measures to avoid contracting or spreading the virus. People should continue wearing masks to cover their mouths and noses, avoid crowds and gatherings, and maintain social distancing.


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Last Update: Monday, 22 June 2020 KSA 15:08 - GMT 12:08
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