|08 April, 2020

Oman to lock down Muscat governorate from April 10-22 -state media

Oman has registered 419 cases

Sultanat of Oman, Muscat, Mirani fort and Al Alam Palace of Sultan Qaboos. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Sultanat of Oman, Muscat, Mirani fort and Al Alam Palace of Sultan Qaboos. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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DUBAI - Oman will ban movement into and out of the governorate of Muscat from April 10 until April 22, the high committee for combating the coronavirus outbreak said in a tweet on Wednesday.

Oman has registered 419 cases of the novel coronavirus, including 48 in the last 24 hours.

(Reporting by Alaa Swelam and Dahlia Nehme; Editing by Catherine Evans) ((dahlia.nehme@thomsonreuters.com;))

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