PCR test is required for Land border before arriving in Oman, for Muscat International Airport not required before arrival

Muscat: The 20th Press Conference of the Supreme Committee on #Covid-19 , Thursday , 10 December 2020

Dr. Said bin Salim Al Abri

Director General of Disease Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health

1, As for land border ports, laboratory examination is required before arrival to the Sultanate, and for air ports (Muscat International Airport), the examination is not required before arrival, but rather upon arrival to the Sultanate.

2, Some airlines require a laboratory examination before departure to the Sultanate.

3, Previously, we recorded 26 positive cases per 100 examinations, but now, thank God, we are recording 4 positive cases for every 100 virus tests.  

4, There is a general decrease in the number of injuries, and we are still watching with caution!

5, The update in travel procedures based on the update and the global epidemic index.


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