Oman: Capacity of hospitals in Muscat nearing capacity

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The Omani Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmed Al Saeedi, has said that the capacity of hospitals in Muscat to handle COVID-19 patients is nearing saturation point, especially in intensive care.

Al Saeedi said that, unfortunately, some citizens and residents are not following the safety procedures and warned against holding weddings, gatherings, and events for condolences, which only add to the sorrow of the people.”

The ministry pointed out that 64 patients were hospitalised over the past 24 hours, adding that the total number of current hospitalised COVID-19-infected patients stands at 557, of which 210 are in intensive care units.

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