H.E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Saidi, Minister of Health chaired today (Tuesday) a meeting to discuss the latest development on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) at the Directorate General of Diseases Surveillance & Control.
The meeting reviewed the role of the Emergency Management Center of the Ministry of Health (MOH), as well as the developments of the COVID-2019 health situation at the regional level after two Coronavirus cases have been registered in the Sultanate.
The meeting reviewed the status of the two citizens infected with COVID-2019, which are in a stable condition and not required to be quarantined in a health institution. The two cases are currently subject to the medical follow-up by the concerned authorities.
The current efforts exerted to follow-up the virus have been touched upon during the meeting, especially monitoring the cases that contacting the precautionary-registered cases along with following-up the symptoms and taking the precautionary and therapeutic measures.
The meeting highlighted the Ministry's plans related to monitoring the health situation of the travelers coming from Iran or any other epidemic infected countries during the last period and observing any suspected symptoms of the virus in order to take the required precautionary and therapeutic measures.
The Ministry's efforts on enforcing the home and institutional quarantine have been addressed during the meeting.