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Cairo: Oman recorded 1,124 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, maintaining an upward trend and raising the country's overall infections to 41,194.

The latest cases, reported by the Omani news agency ONA, shows an increase of 114 cases compared to Tuesday when 1,010 infections were recorded in the sultanate.

The newly diagnosed cases include 862 Omanis and 262 foreign residents, the Health Ministry said.

Nine more deaths from COVID-19 were reported, taking Oman's total such fatalities to 185.

The country's overall recoveries from the disease have reached 24,162 with the recovery of 737 more patients, according to the ministry.