Oman suspends commercial activities from 8pm to 5am

March 3, 2021

Oman’s Supreme Committee has decided to close all commercial activities in the sultanate between 8 pm and 5 am from March 4 to 20 to protect society and individuals from the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, a media report said.

The decision was taken by the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic at a meeting held under the chairmanship of Sayyid Hamoud Faisal al-Busaidi, Minister of Interior, reported Oman News Agency (ONA).

The closure covers all restaurants, cafes and cafeterias inside tourism installations, in addition to home delivery services. The ban exempts fuel filling stations, health establishments and private pharmacies.

The Supreme Committee approved the continuation of online learning in government schools from March 7 to March 11. During this period, an assessment will be made in light of epidemiological updates in the Sultanate.


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