Oman orders partial commercial shutdown from March 4-20, state TV

All commercial activities in Oman will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. An Omani man passes in front of an American fashion brand, American Eagle Outfitters in City Center Mall in Muscat, Oman, February 11, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. An Omani man passes in front of an American fashion brand, American Eagle Outfitters in City Center Mall in Muscat, Oman, February 11, 2019.

REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

DUBAI- All commercial activities in Oman will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time in the period from March 4 to March 20, as part of measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Oman State TV reported on Monday.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli, editing by Louise Heavens) ((maher.chmaytelli@thomsonreuters.com;))

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