Note: The following text is a public domain translation published by the Official OmanVsCovid19 Twitter account.
Statement of the Supreme Committee
The Covid-19 Supreme Committee has taken the following decisions:
– Ending the decision of banning entry to and exit from the Sultanate through various land, air and sea outlets starting from 12 am on Tuesday, 29 December 2020.
– Obtaining a PCR test, compulsory, before coming to the Sultanate from all countries of the world without exception.
– Imposing quarantine again for those arriving on short visits to the Sultanate for less than seven days.
– The following procedures shall be applied to all arrivals at the Sultanate’s border outlets. The previous decisions that contradict these procedures shall be canceled:
– Registering in (Tarrasud+) application prior to arrival in the Sultanate.
– Showing a certificate of negative Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival provided that the tests has been conducted within a period of not more than 72 hours.
– It is mandatory to obtain a health insurance that covers costs of Covid-19 treatment. Omanis, GCC citizens and those who have free health cards are exempted.
– Conducting a PCR test upon arrival at the Sultanate’s airports.
– Wearing a tracking hand bracelet at all border outlets, along with commitment to a 7-day quarantine. The tracking bracelet is removed after completing the quarantine period, provided that no Covid-19 symptoms appear during that period, upon repetition of the PCR test on the eighth day.
– The quarantine period for public and private workers in the Sultanate will not be treated as a paid sick leave.