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Covid-19: 636 new cases in Oman

Oman plans to end its Covid-19 lockdown on Muscat governorate as the country eases restrictions and moves to reopen its economy

Covid-19: 636 new cases in Oman

Omani authorities on Thursday announced 636 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country, bringing the total number in the sultanate to 9,009.

According to the state-run Oman News Agency (ONA), the country has so far registered 40 fatalities as a result of the pandemic.

Health Ministry statistics show that 2,177 patients have recovered from the virus since the Covid-19 crisis began.

Earlier this week, Oman announced that it will end its Covid-19 lockdown on Muscat governorate as the country eases restrictions and moves to reopen its economy.

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.

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