The Omani News Agency stated yesterday that the Sultanate will prevent movement between all its governorates during the period from July 25 to August 8 to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. The statement issued by the Ministry of Health described the move as a “complete closure” of all governorates. The Sultanate will also impose a curfew from seven in the evening until six in the morning during the same period that includes Eid al-Adha, and will close all public places and shops during the hours of the ban. The Sultanate, which has a population of about 4.7 million people, recorded 1458 new cases of coronavirus and 11 deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 69,887 cases, and deaths to 337. In March, Oman imposed closures in certain areas, such as Muscat, Dhofar and Duqm, And some tourist towns, but since April began to gradually reduce the procedures, allowing the reopening of commercial centers, and lifting procedures for public closure and isolation from the governorate of Muscat, which includes the capital. The Sultanate closed the air and land borders except to return the stranded.
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