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Oman records highest number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday
May 29, 2020 | 7:23 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman, today, has recorded the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic when the first two cases were reported on the 24th of February, 2020.

The Sultanate has recorded 811 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday which includes 315 cases among Omanis and 496 among the non-Omani population. This has led the total of COVID-19 cases in the Sultanate to 9820 cases out of which 2396 cases were recovered and 40 have died due to this disease.

Muscat Governorate has reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases, today, which is 629, followed by South Al Batinah governorate with 54 new cases, according to the Ministry of Health app Tarassud.

More than 75 per cent of Sultanate of cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Muscat Governorate with a total number of 7387 cases. Where the highest number of new cases in the wilayat of Muscat Governorate were recoded in wilayat of Muttrah with 225 new cases with total 3673, 195 new cases in wilayat of Seeb with total 1792, 172 new cases in wilayat of Boushar with total 1557, 27 new cases in Al Amerat with total 273, 9 new cases in wilayat of Muscat with total 69 and 1 cases in wilayat of Quriyat with 23. Muscat governorate record 31 cases of deaths and 1222 recovery among the cases.



South Al Batinah governorate registered 54 new cases, which brought the total number of cases to 698, including 13 new cases in wilayat of Barka with total 350, 6 new cases in wilayat of Rustaq with total 88, 11 new cases in wilayat of Masnaah with total 141, 10 new cases in Wadi Al Ma’awel with total 23, Nakhal recorded 13 new cases with total 49 and 1 new case in wilayat of Al Awabi with total 47. South Al Batinah governorate recorded 335 recoveries and 6 deaths.

North Al Batinah Governorate registered 48 new cases, the total cases were registered is 653 including 157 cases in wilayat of Suwaiq, 211 cases in wilayat of Sohar, 79 cases in wilayat of Shinas, 69 cases in wilayat of Liwa, 105 in Saham and 32 cases in Al Khaburah. North Al Batinah recorded 259 recoveries and one death.



Al Dakhiliyah Governorate registered 44 new cases. The number of cases in South Al Sharqiyah governorate reached 265 cases within one case of death, 89 cases in North Al Sharqiyah governorate, 104 cases in Buraimi governorate, 135 cases in Al Dhahirah governorate and 27 confirmed infections in Dhofar governorate with one case of death from this disease.

Al Wusta governorate has 17 of coronavirus cases and Musandam Governorate records the lowest cases of infection, with only 2 patient and 6 recovery cases.

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