COVID-19 pandemic in Oman
|COVID-19 pandemic in Oman|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||24 February 2020|
(1 year, 10 months, 3 weeks and 3 days)
Cases[change | change source]
By 2 May, the virus had spread to all the governorates of Oman. As of 14 May, the total number of cases registered in the sultanate is 4,3341, of which 1,303 cases have recovered and 17 have died.
Muscat continues to have the highest number of confirmed cases at over 3,200. Muttrah has been the worst affected wilayat (province) of the governorate, it held 45% of the total confirmed cases of the country in early April mostly due to local transmissions
Response[change | change source]
On 10 April, all of the Muscat governorate was put under lockdown until 22 April, this was extended twice, currently the lockdown is expected to end on 29 May.