Five new cases of Covid-19 were reported over a 24-hour period, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Sunday.

All the new cases are asymptomatic. They included a 41-year-old woman who returned from India on August 8 and was found positive on her third test and a 45-year-old woman who had returned from UK on August 10, who was positive on her second test. Three patients — two women aged 26 and 29 and a man, 53, had returned from Oman on August 17. They were tested positive on the first day of the quarantine period.

There were two new Covid-19 cases over a 24-hour period, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said on Monday (August 24), the 91st day without domestic cases since May.

As of August 24, the total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 3,397 (460 in state quarantine) — 117 are under treatment, 3,222 have recovered and have been discharged, and there have been 58 deaths.

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