#BREAKING: Oman’s Ministry of Health announces 15th fatality from COVID-19

08 May 2020
POSTED BY Ashlee Starratt

Oman’s Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the death of a 66-year-old resident who has succumbed to complications from COVID-19.



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In a statement issued online the evening [Thursday, May 7], the MoH confirmed that the total number of deaths in the Sultanate as a result of coronavirus now stands at 15.

A 14th COVID-19 fatality was also reported earlier in the day on Thursday, with the MoH acknowledging the death of a 26-year-old resident. The Ministry has extended its deepest condolences to the families of the deceased.

As of Thursday, May 7 the MoH had recorded 2,958 total cases of COVID-19 in the Sultanate, with 980 recoveries recorded thus far.

(Also read: COVID-19: 106 healthcare staff infected in Oman, 14th patient succumbs to virus, says Minister of Health.)


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