Average death cases in Oman reached 25 per day: NCSI
January 27, 2020 | 4:54 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The monthly average of mortality in 2018 in Oman was about 748 death cases per month, while the daily average was 25 death cases per day.

This information was revealed by the Sultanate’s National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

According to the NCSI data, the statistics show that the increase in the number of deaths in Oman during the period of 2013 to 2018 reached 1,310, while the highest number of deaths in the 2015 -2016 period reached 661.

“The increase in the mortality average among the Omani citizens since 2014 to 2016 was by 1,159, but it has declined by 160 death cases during the period of 2016 to 2017, to rise again slightly in 2018 by 75 death cases, while the highest change in the average of death among the expatriates during the period of 2016 to 2017 increased by 193 death cases in the country,” the data by NCSI said.

It also added that: “the mortality among infants in Oman (those who are less than a year old) reached 762 death cases in 2018, down by 88 death cases compared to 2017.”

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