Coronavirus: Supreme Committee to close all commercial activities in all governorates

The Supreme Committee has decided to close all commercial activities in all governorates of the Sultanate between 8pm to 5am from Thursday, 4th March until Saturday, 20th March.

The closure includes restaurants and cafes within the tourist facilities in addition to home delivery services, with the exception of petrol stations, health institutions and private pharmacies.

The committee also approved the continuation of students receiving education in public schools by means of social distance learning during the period from Sunday, 7th March to Thursday, 11th March, provided that during this period, that preventative measures are in place.

“The committee stresses the seriousness of this stage in which this disease is spread at the local and global levels, and calls on everyone to take utmost care and caution, and to protect all members of their families and society, and calls on everyone to avoid the establishment of gatherings that have been scientifically proven to cause a large and dangerous outbreak of infection,” the statement added.