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Oman Coronavirus Cases Exceed 50,000

Oman Coronavirus Cases Exceed 50,000

Wednesday, 8 July, 2020 - 09:30
A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh works on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, March 28, 2020. UPMC/Handout via REUTERS
Asharq Al-Awsat

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Sultanate of Oman exceeded 50,000 on Wednesday, the Health Ministry said.

The country reported another 1,210 new cases of the COVID-19 disease and nine deaths in the last 24 hours, to take its total count to 50,207 cases with 233 deaths.

A week ago, the health minister warned there had been a disturbing surge in infections in the last six weeks and urged people to comply with health measures.

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