Coronavirus: Oman reports 10 COVID-19 deaths, 1,311 new cases, majority in Omanis

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

Oman reported 10 new coronavirus fatalities and 1,311 new COVID-19 cases, which brings the virus-related death toll to 308 and the total number of confirmed infections to 65,504, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.

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A total of 1,078 Omani citizens and 233 non-Omani citizens tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, the ministry added.

The ministry said that the total number of recoveries in the country rose to 42,722 after 1,322 people recovered from the novel coronavirus.

So far, 266,845 people in Oman have been tested for COVID-19.

The ministry called on the public to adhere to safety measures to protect themselves from the virus.

It urged citizens and residents to avoid family gatherings, stay home unless it is absolutely necessary, avoid touching their mouths, nose, and eyes, and always maintain a two-meter distance with others.

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Last Update: Saturday, 18 July 2020 KSA 12:17 - GMT 09:17
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