The Oman Ministry of Health registered yesterday 919 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), including 517 Omanis and 402 from other nationalities, to take the tally to 36,953 cases.
The ministry added that the number of recoveries is 20,363 and the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 had reached 159, Oman’s ONA reported.
It explained that the total tests conducted during the past 24 hours amounted to 2,508, while the number of cases in intensive care had reached 113.
KUWAIT REVEALS 688 NEW INFECTIONS
The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced yesterday, 688 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) recorded during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the country to 44,391 cases, while three deaths were recorded as a result of infection, bringing the total death toll to 344, QNA added.
The Ministry’s spokesman, Dr Abdullah al-Sanad, said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), that the confirmed cases included patients who had contracted the virus due to mingling with those infected. Others remained under examination to determine the source of the infection. The latest infections include 444 Kuwaiti citizens and 244 non-Kuwaiti residents of the country, he said. Dr al-Sanad revealed that more than 3,240 swab tests were conducted during past 24 hours.
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