New Covid strain: Oman closes borders for a week

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on December 21, 2020

Land, air and sea borders will be shut from December 22.

Oman has shut down land, air and sea borders starting December 22. The border closure will be in effect for one week.

Earlier today, Saudi Arabia had suspended all international commercial flights for a renewable week.

Entry to the kingdom through land and sea ports were suspended as well. The measures came after the spread of a new strain of Covid-19 in several countries in Europe.

The new strain is believed to be 70 per cent more transmissible.

Several countries, including India, have suspended flights from the UK over the new strain.

ALSO READ: New Covid-19 strain: All the countries that have banned flights, travel

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