Total Lockdown Between Governorates To Be Lifted Today at 2 pm

Muscat, The Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has decided, as part of its ongoing convening under the chairmanship of Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi, Minister of Interior, to lift the total lockdown between governorates of the Sultanate with effect from today (Friday), 7 August at 2 pm.

This comes as the Supreme Committee followed up reports on the weather condition over the Arabian Sea which is expected to affect some governorates of the Sultanate, and to facilitate the movement of citizens and residents.

The Supreme Committee affirmed that this decision does not include the Governorate of Dhofar, as it will remain locked down till further notice.

The Committee also affirmed that the night-time Ban-on-Movement is still enforced from 7 pm today till 6 am of tomorrow (Saturday) 8 August and from 9 pm to 5 am starting from tomorrow till Saturday, 15 August 2020.

May the Almighty Allah protect everyone against all harm!

Source: Oman News Agency