Muscat: The Royal Oman Police has activated the accident centre to receive reports of health isolation violators, the Oman News Agency (ONA) said.
A statement issued online ONA said, ”The Royal Oman Police continues its efforts in implementing the decisions of the Supreme Committee in charge of dealing with COVID-19, through the conduct of security patrols, traffic, monitoring public places and monitoring the application of community members to the concept of isolation and community distancing.”
Captain Munir bin Mohammad Al Senan, Assistant Head of the Television Department at the Public Relations Department of the Royal Oman Police, said, ”The police seek to create a cooperative environment between the various members of society to limit the spread of the virus.”
He indicated to the coordination between the Royal Oman Police, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Development, which relates to tracking and monitoring violators of the decisions of the Supreme Committee through an advanced electronic system that helps in identifying the violators and reaching them easily.
He explained that the police has activated the accident centre to receive reports on the number 1099 and within 24 hours it received many reports and passed them to the police formations and the relevant authorities to deal with each report according to its type.
Haitham bin Salem Al Shukaili of the eMusharraf company, which is an Omani company, specialising in artificial intelligence, said that the company has manufactured, supplied and developed smart bracelets with the aim of monitoring violators of domestic or institutional isolation and to confront violators who reduce the importance of bracelets and violate the decisions of the Supreme Committee.
He added that the monitoring team has been linked with the Royal Oman Police, a monitoring device has been distributed to all governorates of the Sultanate, as well as hotels, commercial centers and petroleum stations.
Engineer Ibrahim bin Hamad Al Amri explained that a monitoring device was developed by Omani engineers in the company and distributed to all governorates of the Sultanate and there are now 120 devices out of it, and at the end of the current month of March, more than 450 monitoring devices will be distributed to the various governorates of the Sultanate, indicating that the device works to monitor smart bracelets that are given to isolated people to find out who violates the domestic or institutional isolation.