BREAKING: Oman Announces Two Week Lockdown
With infections in Oman still rising, the country has taken the decision to enter a two-week lockdown period.
Oman announced that travel between all provinces will be banned from July 25 until August 8 and a curfew from 7pm to 6am has also been imposed between those dates, which includes the Eid holiday.
On Sunday, Oman’s Ministry of Health announced 1,157 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Sultanate to 66,661.
318 deaths have been recorded, along with over 44,000 recoveries to date.
الإغلاق التام بين محافظات السلطنة ابتداءً من يوم السبت الموافق 25 يوليو 2020م إلى يوم السبت الموافق 8 أغسطس 2020م. pic.twitter.com/EkC4LJw1WY
— وكالة الأنباء العمانية (@OmanNewsAgency) July 21, 2020
While Dubai has opened up to visitors, the DHA is reminding all citizens and returning residents to treat wearing a face mask at all times as the NEW normal
If you’ve run out of disposable masks or are looking for quality reusable masks (to avoid being fined AED 3000) then check these out:
1. A pack of 50 three-layer disposable medical face masks for AED 23.98.
2. Advance reusable face mask, suitable for when you go running or cycling for AED 88.90.
3. Pack of 8 adjustable and slightly more affordable reusable face masks with breathing filters and earloops, for AED 53.90.