The Minister of health of the Sultanate of Oman Ahmed bin Mohammed alsaidi is called "intimidating" the number of new cases of coronavirus last week in the Kingdom fell ill with the coronavirus more than nine thousand people. This alsaidi said in the video posted on the microblog of the Ministry on the social network Twitter.

"the Number of new cases of coronavirus frightening, only last week, the coronavirus was diagnosed in 9019 people, and for a month – from 27 thousand, whereas four months ago we only had 7.7 thousand cases a month," said al – Saidi.

According to him, increased greatly the number of deaths, if the first four months of the pandemic died 46 people, only one last week from complications related to the coronavirus has died, 43 people, some of them were not older than 40 years and not had any chronic diseases.

As the Minister noted, the reason for the sharp rise in the incidence of coronavirus in the country has become "the carelessness and neglect of necessary precautions".

At the beginning of the pandemic situation in the Sultanate of Oman with the spread of coronavirus was the best among the six countries of the Persian Gulf. However, in the last weeks the number of new cases daily was to exceed a thousand people, and the total number of cases reached more than 42 thousand, with 25 318 people were cured, 188 died.