Muscat: H.E Dr. Ahmed Al Saeedi, Oman’s Minister of Health has informed that the patients admitted in intensive care units (ICU) has increased 100 per cent in two weeks.
Speaking in an interview with Oman TV, Al Saidi said the indicator of coronavirus spread is worrying. “We had 20 patients in ICU and today it touched 41 cases. This is a significant and disturbing increase,” he said.
“The closure of North Sharqiyah Governorate was due to a 100% increase in intensive care cases in Ibra Hospital,” Al Saidi said on Monday.
“Whoever took the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will have the second dose available. The delay was outside the control of the Sultanate and this delay was at the global level,” the Minister added.