Oman lifts internal travel restrictions, reduces curfew

Oman lifts internal travel restrictions, reduces curfew
DUBAI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Oman will on Saturday lift a domestic ban on travel between governorates, imposed on Jul. 25 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus during the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, the state news agency ONA said on Wednesday.

From Saturday it will also reduce its curfew for a week to the period between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., instead of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. A full lockdown of the Dhofar governorate in the south will be maintained until further notice. (Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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