MUSCAT, July 26 (Xinhua) — Oman reported on Sunday 1,147 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 76,005.
A statement issued by the Ministry of Health said 1,238 patients of COVID-19 have recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 55,299, while 13 new deaths were reported, raising the death toll to 384.
Meanwhile, Omani Minister of Health Ahmed Al-Saidi announced that his country is seeking to be among the first countries to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is produced.
“Ministry of Health is in constant coordination with the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) in order to obtain 700,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine after safety and efficacy has been confirmed,” he told Oman News Agency. Enditem