1,203 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Wednesday reported 1,203 new COVID-19 cases, the second highest daily count this year. The highest so far was recorded on Tuesday with 1,208 cases.
The total number of cases in Oman now stands at 166,685, while the number casualties is 1,735 after seven more deaths were reported on Wednesday.
‘There were 746 recoveries in this period, taking the total number of recoveries to 149,049,’ an MoH statement said, adding that the rate of recovery has decreased to 89.4 per cent. As of Wednesday, a total of 632 patients were admitted in health institutions, including 204 in ICUs.
MoH advises all to wear masks, maintain social distancing and follow healthy habits when coughing and sneezing.