Muscat: While keeping the safety and well-being of the people as the first priority in the time of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has issued guidelines to be followed when shopping online.
The guidelines by the MOCI were issued on their official Twitter handle in which they are addressing to those who are shopping online.
"We care about your commitment to preventive measures, when receiving orders from delivery compaies," the MOCI said.
Officials advised to "choose electronic payment, ask the delivery person to leave the products in front of the door, wear gloves before taking the products, and sterilize the products before taking them."
They also continued saying that to make sure to wash your hands with soap and water, and wipe the surface which the products were on with detergent. "Make sure to sterilize it [surface]," the MOCI added.