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Cairo: Oman said on Tuesday that its total infections have risen to 82,050 and recovery rates have reached 93.5 per cent.

The Health Ministry did not report the latest single-day infection cases, putting the overall caseload at 82,050. On Monday, the ministry confirmed 207 new virus cases.

Twelve new deaths from COVID-19 were reported Tuesday, bringing Oman’s total such fatalities to 533.

The total number of recovered patients in the sultanate has risen to 76,720, or 93.5 per cent, the ministry said, according to the Omani news agency ONA.

The ministry added that the number of patients receiving intensive care treatment are 164.

On Friday, Oman lifted a two-week lockdown between its governorates as part of eased restrictions against an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

A nighttime curfew, in place to contain the spread of COVID-19, was shortened as of Saturday.

Last week, a Health Ministry report said that epidemiological data indicate a drop in infection cases in Oman.