New Covid-19 strain: Oman to close land, air and sea ports starting tomorrow

Muscat: The Supreme Committee decided to prevent entry to and exit from the Sultanate through various land, air and sea ports, starting at 1:00 am from tomorrow, Tuesday, December 22, 2020, for a period of one week.

The Supreme Committee in charge of discussing the mechanism for dealing with developments resulting from the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) today held a meeting chaired by His Excellency Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Committee, considered it as announced by the authorities in a number of countries about the emergence of a New Covid-19 strain, and to protect community members from the infection and the spread of it.

Airplanes, cargo ships and trucks are excluded from this prohibition, and the committee will continue to monitor the epidemiological situation of the new Covid-19 strain and , take appropriate decisions accordingly.

This comes within the framework of the continuous meeting of the Supreme Committee in charge of discussing the mechanism of dealing with developments resulting from the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and based on its role in protecting the rest of society from the spread of this virus.

May Allah protect everyone


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