COVID-19: Oman records 930 new cases; tally at 16,016

      Published on Sunday, 7 June , 2020      763 Views     
COVID-19: Oman records 930 new cases; tally at 16,016

  • Coronavirus

Oman has recorded 930 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising to 16,016 the country’s overall infections, the Omani news agency ONA reported Saturday.

The newly diagnosed cases include 239 Omanis and 691 foreign residents, the Health Ministry said without giving a breakdown of foreign patients’ nationalities.

The ministry reported no new deaths from COVID-19, keeping the total of such fatalities at 72.

The country’s total recoveries from the disease remained unchanged at 3,451.

There are 67 patients receiving intensive care treatment, the ministry said.

Oman has conducted 2,463 coronavirus tests over the past 24 hours, it added.

Oman has recently tightened preventive precautions, including a ban on large gatherings, to bridle the spread of COVID-19.

Starting from Saturday, the central fruit and vegetables market was completely closed in the capital Muscat as an anti-virus measure.

The closure is in force until further notice, ONA reported, citing the Muscat municipality.

Category Coronavirus, Government, Oman News | 2020/06/07 latest update at 11:00 AM
Source : | Photocredit :
Comments Add comment

Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Oman Today would like to give all of its readers from Oman and Gulf and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Oman Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Oman, the Gulf and the world.