With 57 new coronavirus-related deaths during the last three days, the toll in Oman has risen to 1,878.
The country reported 3,363 new cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of Covid-19 infections to 180,031.
The Ministry also pointed out that 3,479 new cases have recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 160,324.
The Ministry said that 96 cases were hospitalised over the past 24 hours, adding that the total number of current hospitalied COVID-19-infected patients stands at 823, of them 261 are in intensive care units (ICUs).
Ibrahim Al Maimani, a social activist and a data analyst, said: “57 deaths were recorded during the weekend at a rate of 19 deaths per day and is the highest since the start of the pandemic at the Sultanate, as 16 deaths were previously recorded twice as a record number in deaths on September 3, 2020 and October 26, 2020.”