By Gavin Gibbon
Oman's Supreme Committee has ordered school year to close on Thursday, May 7
Oman’s Supreme Committee has extended the lockdown in the Muscat Governorate until 10pm on Friday, May 29 in a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19 in particular areas.
The restrictions, banning people from entering or leaving the city, were initially implemented on April 10 and were due to be relaxed on Friday.
The Sultanate has confirmed 2,903 cases to date and a total of 13 deaths.
Chaired by Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, he committee has also announced that the school year would end today (Thursday, May 7), while the Ministry of Education has been instructed to come up with alternatives to calculating results for promoting students from class 1 to 12.