Coronavirus: Oman bans entry of non-Omanis
March 15, 2020 | 9:06 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The Supreme Committee tasked with the mechanism to tackle with the developments of coronavirus held a meeting on Sunday, chaired by Sayyid Hamood bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior in the presence of members of the Committee. The committee took the following five decisions:-

1-To stop the entry of Non-Omanis to the Sultanate of Oman through all land and sea border posts and via air except GCC citizens.

2- To apply quarantine to all arriving to the Sultanate through all land and sea border posts and via air including Omani citizens.

3- Closure of public gardens and parks.

4- To stop performing Juma ( Friday) prayers.

5- All social gatherings such as weddings are banned.

The decisions shall take effect from Tuesday 17 March 2020.

The Committee urged all to comply with the control measures and instructions.

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