Coronavirus: Football and cricket banned under new regulations

The Supreme Committee for dealing with Covid-19 previously announced that events are now banned in Oman under the new regulations. 

Major Mohammed al Hashami, from Royal Oman Police, said, “As per the Supreme Committee directives there is a total ban on social gatherings in public places. If there was a limit of members allowed now it is a total ban. Training courses have been stopped. What are also in place, in addition, to direct teaching are events as well as group activities such as sports.” Sports such as football and cricket would fall under this category.

“Children playing as of now is considered ok as long as they wear a mask and maintain distance,” said Major Al Hashami.