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Oman to end Covid-19 lockdown on Muscat as restrictions ease

Half of employees must return to office from Sunday, May 31

Oman to end Covid-19 lockdown on Muscat as restrictions ease

According to the state-run Oman News Agency, the move will facilitate traffic between Muscat and other parts of the country.


Oman will end its Covid-19 lockdown of Muscat governorate on Friday as the sultanate eases restrictions and moves to reopen the economy, the government has announced.

The lockdown had been in place since April 10.

According to the state-run Oman News Agency, the move will facilitate traffic between Muscat and other parts of the country.

Additionally, government entities have been tasked with ensuring that 50 percent of employees return to working from office from Sunday, May 31.

Public and private sector entities, however, have been told to set policies, regulations and procedures to ensure the protection of employees and the general public.

To date, there have been 8,373 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Oman, including 39 deaths and 2,177 recoveries.

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