COVID-19: Oman registers 262 new cases, 8 deaths

Cairo: Oman said that its overall infections of the coronavirus have reached 87,590, an increase of 262 cases against the country’s tally announced the day before.

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The Omani Health Ministry put the country’s total deaths from COVID-19 so far at 742, including eight new fatalities.

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The total number of recovered patients in the sultanate has reached 82,973, or 94.7 per cent, the ministry said, according to the Omani news agency ONA.

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There are 161 patients receiving intensive care treatment, the ministry added. In recent weeks, Oman has eased several virus-related restrictions.

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In mid-August, authorities lifted a ban on night-time movement that was imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Oman has said it will resume international flights as of October 1.

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