VIDEO: In powerful message, COVID-19 survivor urges people in Oman to get tested

Merge 104.8  |  22 May 2020

Keyur Kumar was among one of the earliest batches of patients to be diagnosed with the COVID-19 novel coronavirus when the first wave of the global pandemic arrived in Oman.

Cover photo credit: Ministry of Health

The Indian expat resident shares his powerful story of battling COVID-19, and how his life has been forever changed after losing his father to virus.

Speaking of his symptoms, his struggle, and of “losing the backbone of my family”, Kumar urges everyone in Oman who has symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested at the earliest, and not wait until it may be too late.

Click below to watch the full interview courtesy of the Ministry of Health.

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