Muscat lockdown to be lifted

This restriction relaxation does not apply to Muttrah

Muscat lockdown to be lifted

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

Access to the governorate has been restricted since April 10, and was initially supposed to be lifted on April 22.

The lockdown will still apply to the wilyat of Muttrah, which has been shut off due to an outbreak of coronavirus since the start of April.

More than two-thirds of the coronavirus in Oman are located in Muscat, with half of these in Muttrah.

Oman has been relaxing a number of restrictions in recent weeks, including removing the ban on tourism boats and allowing some businesses to reopen.

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