Oman records 810 further infections, 342 foreign residents

Oman reported Wednesday 810 new cases of the novel , bringing to 26,079 the country’s overall infections.

The newly diagnosed cases include 468 Omanis and 342 foreign residents, the Health Ministry said.

The ministry announced two more deaths from COVID-19 over the previous day, making Oman’s total of such fatalities to 116.

The country’s overall recoveries from the disease have reached 11,797, the ministry said.

There are 102 patients receiving intensive care treatment.

Oman has conducted 2,797 coronavirus tests over the past 24 hours, the ministry added.

Earlier this week, Omani authorities have enforced a lockdown on the Governorate of Dhofar and the port province of Duqm as part of precautions to stem the spread of COVID-19.


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