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New Covid rules: Movement ban at night from March 28 in Oman

Anu Warrier /Muscat
anuwarrier@khaleejtimes.com Filed on March 25, 2021
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The night-time ban on commercial activities and movement of people and vehicles from 8pm to 5am will be effective till April 8

Oman has announced night-time closure of commercial activities and a ban on movement of people and vehicles from 8pm to 5am with effect from Sunday (March 28). The ban will be effective till the morning of April 8.

According to Oman News Agency (ONA), the Supreme Committee of Oman on Covid-19 took note of the alarming daily surge in Covid-19 infection cases, the growing number of patients admitted to hospitals and intensive care units and the unfortunate spike in death cases.

To avoid the worse, the Supreme Committee said it will take a series of tougher and more comprehensive measures that might culminate into lockdown and total ban on movement during the above-mentioned period.

The Supreme Committee has decided to maintain its decision requiring students of government schools to continue learning online till April 8, except Class 12 students, who have to stick to the Blended Learning System.

Anu Warrier

A journalist with two decades of experience in India and the UAE, I'm a 'deskie' by nature and work. I keenly follow the political developments all over the world and Indian affairs, in particular. I'm always interested in stories that touch the readers' heart. When I don't work I watch movies, read whatever I can grab and travel to less-explored places.





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