Muscat lockdown extended until May 8

The governorate has been shut off since April 10

Muscat lockdown extended until May 8

The lockdown of Muscat governorate has been extended until May, the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling the developments of coronavirus (COVID-19) has announced.

The governorate has been shut off since April 10, with the lockdown expected to be relaxed tomorrow (April 22).

Entry into the area will be controlled by checkpoints until 10am on May 8.

The Supreme Committee has decided to place a number of areas in Oman under lockdown in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19 in recent weeks.

Muttrah has also been shut off until further notice, while the market in market in Jalan Bani Bu Ali has also been closed.

The Supreme Committee has also banned all Ramadan gatherings such as iftar meals or barbecues at mosques or other public places.

Mosques will also remain closed, except for the call to prayer.

All social, sports, cultural and recreational activities have also been banned until further notice.

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