Oman reports 178 new COVID-19 cases, 131,264 in total

2021-01-14 14:35:35 GMT2021-01-14 22:35:35(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

MUSCAT, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Omani Health Ministry on Thursday announced 178 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number in the sultanate to 131,264, official Oman News Agency reported.

Meanwhile, 178 people recovered during the past 24 hours, taking the overall recoveries to 123,593, while one death was reported, pushing up the death toll to 1,509, according to a ministry statement quoted by ONA.

Oman reported its first case of a new strain of coronavirus in a British citizen permanently residing in the country. Enditem