Oman imposes movement restrictions to combat COVID-19

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Oman will impose night-time movement restrictions from Sunday, March 28 until Thursday, April 8.

The movement of individuals and vehicles will not be allowed between 8:00 pm and 5:00 am, during the 11-day period.

A night-time ban (8:00 pm to 5:00 am) on all commercial activities, imposed on March 1, has also been extended until April 8.

According to Oman News Agency (ONA), the Supreme Committee of Oman on COVID-19 took note of the alarming daily surge in COVID-19 infection cases, the growing number of patients admitted to hospitals and intensive care units and the spike in deaths.

The Supreme Committee has also decided to maintain its decision requiring students of government schools to continue learning online till April 8, except Class 12 students, who have to stick to the Blended Learning System.

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