Muscat:The Ministry of Health has asked all travelers who travelled to the Sultanate from Iran to stay in their homes as a domestic quarantine measure.
A statement issued online by the Ministry of Health said: “The Ministry of Health invites all travelers coming from the Islamic Republic of Iran after the date of February 9, 2020 to commit to staying within their homes.”
The Ministry asked all concerned to contact the Ministry of Health contact center at (24441999) or the nearest health institution in order to guide them on the procedures necessary for quarantine.
“And in the event of symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath and sore throat, it is necessary to contact the call center or the nearest health institution in order to help obtain the necessary medical care,” the statement added.
The Ministry also advised people to put on a face mask when going to the health institution, to avoid public transportation and to be careful and adhere to the preventive measures issued by the Ministry of Health.