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Covid-19 death toll crosses 800-mark in Oman

TAS News Service
September 17, 2020 8:57 am

MUSCAT: Oman on Wednesday crossed 805 death cases due to coronavirus.

According to Ministry of Health, 474 Omanis and 215 expats died in the country battling the virus in the last seven months.

Meanwhile, the total infection in the country stands at 91,196, while recovery rate has dropped to 92.5%.

As many as 488 patients are admitted to hospitals, while 179 are in ICU.

Meanwhile, a national serological survey conducted by the Ministry of Health found that six per cent of the population in the country was exposed to coronavirus. According to the first phase of the survey, the infection is prevalent more among non-Omanis with 8.7 per cent testing positive and Omanis accounting for 3.9 per cent.

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