Strict COVID-19 Precautionary Measures Introduced in Oman

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00


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As a precautionary measure for the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Omani Ministry of Heritage and Tourism (MHT) has issued an alert that few hotels and tourist establishments have not been following the protocols.

The Ministry also ordered all establishments to reduce the number of guests and visitors in conference rooms, banquet halls, hotels and restaurants. As per the new order, the total capacity of these establishments should not exceed 50%.

Several protocols like wearing masks and maintaining social distance has been emphasised as preventive measures. In case a hotel is not following the protocols strictly, legal action may be taken which could lead to the closure of the hotel.