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Oman allows exchange houses to open as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Establishments that are allowed to operate on a limited basis include vehicle and fishing boat repair shops, electronics outlets, car rental offices, office suppliers and printing shops

Oman allows exchange houses to open as Covid-19 restrictions ease

To date, there have been 2,131 cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 10 fatalities.

Oman’s government has announced that a limited number of commercial businesses in the Sultanate will be able to operate again as Covid-19 restrictions ease, the state-run Oman News Agency (ONA) has announced.

As part of the move, money exchange companies to resume their services.

Establishments that are allowed to operate on a limited basis – in which they receive and deliver only, with no customers allowed inside - include vehicle and fishing boat repair shops, electronics outlets, car rental offices, office suppliers and printing shops.

Automobile electrical outlets, lube change stores, brake repaid workshops and tyre sale and repair outlets are also allowed to operate, with two customers allowed in at any given time.

All businesses however, are required to apply safety measures to combat the spread of Covid-19.

To date, there have been 2,131 cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 10 fatalities.

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