Wearing face masks to be optional in open places
Muscat – In what appears to be a maor development, Oman has cancelled the mandatory PCR test requirements for fully vaccinated passengers coming to the country, the Supreme Committee has announced.
In a statement, the Supreme Committee said travellers need to present an approved COVID-19 vaccination certificate indicating that he or she has been vaccinated with two doses. ‘The decision comes into effect from March 1, 2022,’ it stated.
The committee also said wearing face masks will be optional in open places. ‘Wearing face masks will still be mandatory in closed places,” the statement said.
The committee also allowed hotels to operate at 100 per cent capacity in addition to to allowing the resumption of direct education system by 100 per cent in all academic levels starting from Sunday, March 6, 2022.
The committee stresses the need to continue to adhere to the activities of halls, tents, organizers of international and local conferences and exhibitions, and activities of a mass nature, at 70 per cent of the capacity, provided that all approved preventive measures and requirements are applied.