The Supreme Committee has, in view of the increasing numbers of COVID-19 in the Sultanate, imposed a mandatory quarantine for those arriving into Oman, at their own expense.
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The Committee expressed its concern over the non-compliance of guidelines by many and said that the spread is caused by those who do not adhere to quarantine rules set forth by the competent authorities in Oman.
All of those arriving into Oman must undergo institutional quarantine as laid down, apart from adhering to other required procedures for people arriving into Oman.
The pre-arrival COVID–19 test, bearing a negative certificate, before entering Oman done within 72 hours prior to date of boarding the flight, as well as on arrival PCR test remain are a must for those flying into Oman. Another PCR test after seven days of quarantine is also to be done by the passengers to end the quarantine period, provided the test result is negative.
A partial curfew from 7pm to 6pm is also being reintroduced from tomorrow (February 12) for a 14-day period, in the Sharqiya region towns namely, Sur, Ibra, Al Khamil, Mudhaibi and other towns in the region.
Supreme Committee has also banned winter desert camps and such other gatherings and has requested the general public to abstain from family gatherings at homes or in private places.
The number of customers in commercial centres, markets, waiting halls in government offices and private organisations and shisha parlours, and various such places has been asked to cut to half of their capacity effective from February 12, Friday.
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