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Image Credit: Oman news agency

Cairo: Oman Sunday confirmed 1,072 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the overall infections to 46,178 amid a contagion spike in the country.

The latest cases, reported by the Omani news agency ONA, include 799 Omanis and 273 foreign residents, the Health Ministry said without giving a breakdown of the foreigners' nationalities.

The ministry also announced 10 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing Oman's total such fatalities to 213.

The country's overall recoveries from the disease have reached 26,968, an increase of 949 against the tally reported the day before.