Number of infected people increasing daily: Ministry of Health

Oman Wednesday 08/April/2020 12:18 PM
By: Times News Service
Number of infected people increasing daily: Ministry of Health

Muscat: The coronavirus warning alarm from the coronavirus is high now, with the increase in the number of infected people daily, an official from the Ministry of Health stated.

"We are still monitoring contact within the community and there are examples of one person transmitted the infection to 5 members of his family," the Ministry of Health Undersecretary said in an interview with Oman TV.

Adding that, "We have begun in procedures for epidemiological investigation in Mutrah and the choice of applying a comprehensive examination is available."

The ministry official calls the employer to look after their workers, he said, "Expats workers pose a real challenge, and employers should pay attention to those who sponsor them by following them, guide them, and provide the appropriate environment of residence."

According to the ministry, most of the infected cases are between the ages of 15 - 50 years, and they constitute about 78 percent.

MoH Undersecretary said:" We are facing a shortage of some medical supplies to deal with corona and we are striving to provide the necessary. And We are still looking for more qualitative contributions to the fund, as a national responsibility in this exceptional circumstance."