Cairo: Oman Friday confirmed 811 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking to 9,820 the country's overall infections, the Omani news agency ONA reported.
The newly diagnosed cases include 315 Omanis and 496 foreigners, the Health Ministry said without giving a breakdown of foreign patients’ nationalities.
The ministry reported no new deaths from COVID-19, keeping the country's total such fatalities at 40.
The total recoveries from the disease in Oman have increased by 219 to reach 2,396, the ministry said.
Oman this week eased some restrictions earlier imposed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
A lockdown, imposed on the province of Muscat on April 10, was lifted on Friday. Public workers will be allowed gradually to return to work starting from Sunday.