Oman sees significant decrease in COVID-19 patients in 24 hours

Oman Sunday 11/July/2021 18:05 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman sees significant decrease in COVID-19 patients in 24 hours

Muscat: The Sultanate saw a significant decrease in the number of COVID-19 inpatients at the hospitals during the last 24 hours. A social activist and data analyst said that according to data from the Ministry of Health, the numbers point to a significant decrease in new cases of coronavirus infections and ICU patients in the region.

Speaking exclusively to Times of Oman, Ibrahim Al Maimani, a social activist and data analyst, said, "A significant decrease in the number of inpatients in the last 24 hours, reaching 137 cases, will affect the inpatient cases in hospitals, ICU and deaths.”

He added: "New cases of COVID-19 dropped below 1,000 on Saturday, after two days of significant cases of COVID-19 which on Thursday were 1,215 and on Friday were 1,082 cases. The number of recoveries is more than double the number of new cases and the cure rate is more than 90 per cent.”

On June 10, statistics made available on Tarassud, the coronavirus monitoring app launched by the ministry, showed that the number of those hospitalised during the past 24 hours reached 137 and 501 patients were admitted to ICU, bringing the total number of patients admitted to health institutions to 1,391 cases.

The Sultanate also recorded 52 deaths during the past three days. On Thursday it was 19 deaths, on Friday 15 and on Saturday 18 deaths, bringing the total to 3,423. There are 3,217 new cases of coronavirus, according to the daily report of the Ministry of Health. The Ministry stated that the total number of registered cases in the Sultanate is 284,905, with 257,689 recovered (90.45 per cent) and 3,423 deaths (1.2 per cent).