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MOH Meeting Highlights COVID-19 Updates

MOH Meeting Highlights COVID-19 Updates

MOH Meeting Highlights COVID-19 Updates


Minister of Health H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi chaired on Saturday a meeting to follow up Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) that joined their Excellencies and Directors General of MOH in addition to Directors General of Health Services at the Sultanate’s different Governorates.

The meeting reviewed (COVID-19) outbreak at the global level as well at local level following the registration of cases within the country over the past days. The meeting updated on the health condition of the registered cases and the preventive efforts of home and institutional quarantine highlighting the actions taken in this regard concerning travelers coming from countries where the disease is spreading. 

Furthermore, plans and precautionary procedures were reviewed, stressing the need to strengthen efforts to combat the spread of the disease in the country.

The meeting also emphasized the Ministry’s support of the various health institutions with equipment, devices and health personnel forward enhancing their capabilities to respond to the disease.

Additionally, means of strengthening efforts of quarantined people outreach were discussed, and instructions were given to suspend leaves and resignations of health workers precautionary.