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Sunday March 8th, 2020 evening edition

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A patient in Oman who tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) reportedly skipped his quarantine and visited a public congregation, as per a report published by Y’s sister radio station, Al Wisal.

In an interview with the team, Dr. Amal Saif Al Maani, head of the Directorate General of Disease Surveillance and Control at the Ministry of Health (MOH) said (translated from Arabic): “It was noted that one of the patients with Coronavirus had skipped his quarantine from home and visited a mosque for prayers where a congregation was present.

She added: “The absence of symptoms of the Coronavirus does not mean that the person is completely safe from the illness.

“Strict measures must be taken during the quarantine period, and they must take care not to spread the virus to others.”.

Also read: What punishment will those who flout Coronavirus quarantine in Oman receive?.

Citizens and expats must note that a six month jail sentence and a fine of RO100 will be levied on those who flout the quarantine measures set by the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of communicable diseases. »

Fact check: White House falsely claims the coronavirus has been 'contained' in the US

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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, falsely claimed on Friday that the coronavirus "is contained" in the US.

Another senior Trump official, counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, made a similar though slightly less definitive claim, saying that the virus "is being contained.".

Facts First: Experts say the US has not come close to containing the coronavirus. »

Sanders: 'I never expected in my life as an American to see a swastika at a major political rally'

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“[The] idea that a swastika, a symbol of everything this country stands against ... [is] obviously unspeakable," Sanders said on CNN’s “State of the Union,” adding that around 400,000 Americans died fighting in WWII.

“[It’s] something I never expected in my life, as an American to see a swastika at a major political rally.

Sanders has the chance be the first Jewish major party presidential nominee. »

Horror story behind Corey Feldman exposing Hollywood abuse

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Former child star Corey Feldman is revealing who raped him and his late friend Corey Haim in a new documentary exposing paedophiles in Hollywood.

Corey Feldman is close to naming his alleged abusers, after years of talking about the sexual abuse he claims he endured while working as a child actor in Hollywood.

But Feldman, who says he and his best friend, now deceased former child star Corey Haim, were targeted and attacked by Hollywood paedophiles, is now ready to name names. »

Trump brags about his science knowledge because of his 'super genius uncle' who was an MIT professor

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John G. Trump was an accomplished electrical engineer who went on to become a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

President Trump is seen above holding up a picture while touring the Centers for Disease Control headquarters in Atlanta on Friday.

Trump, who is holding up a picture of the coronavirus, bragged on Friday that he could have been a doctor. »