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Oman cuts workplace attendance to 50% for 2 weeks

MUSCAT, January 23, 2022

Oman’s Supreme Committee has limited to 50% the number of employees who attend at the workplace in units of the government units and other public entities due the pandemic situation for a period of two weeks with effect from January 23.

It has also suspended all conferences and exhibitions, reported Oman News Agency (ONA).
The Supreme Committee has halted congregational activities, advising the organizers to hold them without audience, while ensuring that the participants abide by the precautionary measures announced before, including showing proof of vaccination.

It also suspended holding of Friday prayers, while allowing mosques to hold the five daily prayers at a capacity of 50% at each mosque and in line with the procedures announced by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs in coordination with the Ministry of Health.

The Supreme Committee has urged all establishments permitted to practice their activities (like restaurants, cafeterias, commercial complexes, trade outlets and public halls) to stick to the measures set for such activities, especially the need to operate at a capacity of 50%, show proof of vaccination, observe physical distance and wear face masks, among other procedures.

The Supreme Committee also urged all to take all pending vaccinations and go for booster doses. The authorities concerned are urged to show no lenience in applying the precautionary measures, namely to ensure commitment to all measures at residences, the workplace and public places.


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