Oman reports 74 new cases, recoveries up 131

      Published on Friday, 1 May , 2020      1592 Views     
Oman reports 74 new cases, recoveries up 131

  • Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health in Oman has announced 74 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total to 2,348 including 10 deaths and 495 recoveries.

Today’s figures include 39 Omanis and 35 expatriates.

The total number of recoveries increased by 131 to 495 from 364 on Thursday.

The Ministry of Health in Oman announced the death of a 74-year-old citizen with Covid-19 on April 24. With this, the total number of deaths in the Sultanate reaches 10.

On Thursday (April 23), a 57-year-old resident of Muscat succumbed to coronavirus (Covid-19).

MOH on April 21 had announced the death of a 53-year-old resident of Muscat- the eighth Covid-19 related death in the Sultanate.

Earlier on April 19, MoH had announced the death of a resident aged 59, bringing the total number of cases in the Sultanate then to 7.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on April 17 had announced the death of a 76-year-old resident, which was the sixth Covid-19-related death.

Also on April 17, the fifth death case was reported – a 66-year-old resident.

The first death was that of a 72-year old citizen reported on March 31, followed by another citizen on April 4.

The third death is that of an expatriate from Muscat reported on April 10 while the fourth death reported Sunday, April 12 was a 37-year old expatriate from the capital.

MOH calls upon all to adhere to the isolation procedures by staying in an isolated room with an attached toilet and serving the isolated person from outside the room as instructed.



The Ministry also advised all citizens and residents to keep on washing hands with water and soap, avoiding touching the face, nose, mouth, and eyes and following the healthy habits when coughing and sneezing.

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Category Coronavirus, Government, Oman News | 2020/05/01 latest update at 10:15 PM
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