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Coronavirus cases in Oman double to 12

Oman's ministry of health on Tuesday confirmed six new cases of coronavirus in the country, taking the total number to 12

Coronavirus cases in Oman double to 12

As of Tuesday, Iran had reported 2,336 cases with 77 deaths.

Coronavirus cases in Oman doubled on Tuesday with all new cases related to travel to Iran.

Oman’s ministry of health confirmed six new cases of coronavirus in the country, taking the total number to 12.

The ministry said in its statement on Twitter that all new cases were related to travel to Iran, four are Iranian nationals and two are Bahraini citizens.

Oman last month suspended all flights between the sultanate and Iran following the first positive cases of coronavirus were diagnosed in the country – two Omani women who had travelled from Iran.

As of Tuesday, Iran had reported 2,336 cases with 77 deaths.

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