81 imported cases recorded from January 18-24: Minister

James Kon

From January 18 to 24, 247 COVID-19 cases were detected in the Sultanate, where 81 were imported.

The number of import cases was shared by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in a press conference yesterday.

According to a graph on display, 25 imported cases came from Nepal, while 15 from India.

Twelve imported cases arrived in the country from the Philippines, seven from the United Kingdom, seven from Egypt, four from the United States and four from Malaysia.

Three imported cases were from Singapore while one imported case was from Indonesia, Australia, Germany and Pakistan respectively.