Muscat lockdown to continue until May 29

The decision was made to stop the spread of the coronavirus

Muscat lockdown to continue until May 29

The lockdown of Muscat is set to continue until May 29, the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling the developments of coronavirus (COVID-19) has announced.

Access restrictions to the governorate will only be lifted at 10pm on May 29.

Muscat has been under lockdown since April 10, with the restrictions initially set to be relaxed on April 22 before being extended until May 8.

The Supreme Committee made the decision to extend the lockdown “due to the persistent proliferation of coronavirus in some areas and, to protect all members of society from infection”.

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Oman has introduced a number of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in recent weeks.

Travel between governorates has been restricted, and ramadan gatherings have been prohibited

Plus, new coronavirus testing centres have opened in Muscat.

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