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Medical Response، Public Health Sector Meets


Medical Response، Public Health Sector Meets

Muscat, Mar 25 (ONA) —- As per the decision of COVID-19 Supreme Committee, the Medical Response and Public Health Sector has been activated.

The Sector's members concerned with dealing with COVID-19 met last night (Tuesday) at the Emergency Management Center in the Ministry of Health (MOH).

The meeting reviewed the epidemiological situation in the Sultanate and the sectoral response in dealing with various scenarios that may occur.

During the meeting, the sector's members agreed to take escalatory steps by the Sector in tackling the pandemic along with increasing the absorptive capacity for the health facilities and exerting all efforts in diagnosing the cases.

The Medical Response and Public Health Sector urges everyone to the isolation procedures in isolated room and toilet as instructed. The Sector also advises all citizens and residents to keep on washing hands with water and soap and avoid touching the face, nose, mouth and eyes, as well as following the healthy habits when coughing and sneezing with full adherence to social distancing instructions issued by the Supreme Committee and the MOH.