Tuesday 29 September 2020

Oman lifts lockdown; night curfew till Aug 15

MUSCAT, August 9, 2020

Oman’s Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has lifted the total lockdown between governorates of the Sultanate with effect from 2pm on August 7.

The move comes as the Supreme Committee followed up reports on the weather condition over the Arabian Sea which is expected to affect some governorates of the Sultanate, and to facilitate the movement of citizens and residents, reported state-run Oman News Agency (ONA).

The Supreme Committee affirmed that this decision does not include the Governorate of Dhofar, as it will remain locked down till further notice.

The Committee also affirmed that the night-time Ban-on-Movement is still enforced from 9 pm to 5 am from August 8 to 15, the report said.


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