COVID-19: Number of infections in Oman estimated exceeds 270,000 in National Serological Survey first phase results

Image Credit: twitter @OmaniMOH
Image Credit: twitter @OmaniMOH

Muscat: The Ministry of Health announced the results of the first phase of the National Serological Survey of COVID-19 infection, and the results indicated that the number of infections is estimated at 276,685, including those who had symptoms and those who did not.

The results of the first cycle of the national sero-survey were consistent with the desired objectives, as the results showed that the overall prevalence of the disease at a national level was 6% with

3.9% in Omanis

8.7% for Non-omanis.

In a statement issues on MOH says: Based on these results, the study at this stage indicates that the number of infections in Oman is estimated at 276,685 ( among those who have symptoms and those who did not who symptoms )

Muscat and Al-Wusta governorates had the highest prevalence of the disease at 9.2% rate each, whereas the results of the rest of the governorates were as follows,

Al- Buraymi governorate – (7.3%)

North Batinah governorate – (5.7%)

South Batinah goernorate – (5.6%)

North Sharqiyah governorate- (3.6%)

Al-Dakhliyah governorate – (3.2%)

Dhofar governorate – (2.6%)

South Sharqiyah governorate – (2.3%)

Al-Dhaherah governorate – (1.9%)

Musandam governorate – (0.9%)


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