COVID-19 Supreme Committee

COVID-19 Supreme Committee Decision of 19 July 2021

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Note: The following text is a public domain translation published by the Official OmanVsCovid19 Twitter account.

Statement of the Supreme Committee

Within its continuous sessions held to evaluate and address the developments of COVID-19 in the Sultanate, the Supreme Committee has come to know the impact of the extreme weather conditions across the Sultanate, and the Wilayat of Sur in particular, which have caused floods of wadis due to the heavy rains, impacting private and public properties, and making continuous effect on some villages despite the determined efforts made by competent authorities.

Therefore, pursuing to ensure proper reinstatement of the situation in Sur, in a manner that does not conflict with the earlier precautions set to halt further spread of the pandemic, including the day-long lockdown of businesses and the movement ban during Eid al Adha days 10-13 Thu al-Hijjah 1442, 20-23 July 2021, the supreme committee decided to allow movement of individuals and to open stores of; foodstuff, bakeries, restaurants, building materials, electrical and sanitary materials, and fodder stores located in Sur only, on Tuesday and Wednesday 10-11 Thu al Hijjah 1442, 20-21 July 2021, from 7am to 5pm. The committee also decided to allow other task forces carrying out their duties during this period, in coordination with the Ministry of Social Development.

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