Covid-19: Supreme Committee extends ban on 10 countries

Oman Wednesday 10/March/2021 21:04 PM
Covid-19: Supreme Committee extends ban on 10 countries
Muscat:  As part of its ongoing session, the Supreme Committee tasked with tacking developments resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19) has followed up updates about the pandemic, measures of protection against the virus and ways to curb its spread.
In a bid to protect individuals and society, the Supreme Committee decided to extend, till further notice, the suspension of incoming flights from ten countries, which are: Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia, in addition to arrivals from any other country if the travellers happened to have visited the above-mentioned ten countries within 14 days before applying to enter the Sultanate.
An exemption is granted to Omani citizens, diplomats and health workers and their families who all have to undergo the usual approved health procedures governing entry to the Sultanate.
The Supreme Committee also decided to extend online learning in government schools for two more weeks ending on Thursday 25 March 2021, with the exception of Grade 12 students, who will continue studying via Blending Learning System.
During this period, an assessment will be made in light of epidemiological updates in the Sultanate.