Four new cases of Middle–East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus have been detected in the Sultanate. The total number of registered cases from various Governorate of the Sultanate since 2013 reached 18 cases.
The new cases are receiving the necessary medical care at one of the referral hospitals.
The Ministry affirms its continued efforts in monitoring and controls the disease through the effective Epidemiological Surveillance System, as well as the preparedness of all hospitals in dealing with such cases.
The Ministry urges all citizens and residents to comply with the preventive measures to control infection and practicing healthy habits when sneezing and coughing. In addition, the Ministry of Health calls upon everyone to seek information from their reliable source.