Bad news for thousands of Indians working in Oman. Oman on Thursday indefinitely banned the entry of passenger planes into the country from 24 countries, including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. This decision has been taken as part of the efforts of the Gulf country to stop the spread of corona virus. It was announced from the Sultanate’s official Twitter account that flights have been suspended until further notice. It said that this decision has been taken in view of the measures being taken by the country to prevent the corona virus global epidemic. Other countries on the list are the UK, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Guyana, Colombia, Argentina and Brazil. . Restrictions on arrival from some of these countries have been in force since April 24.
So far 3,356 people have died due to corona virus infection
On Wednesday, 1,675 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Oman, after which the total cases of infection in the country increased to 2,80,235. So far 3,356 people have died due to corona virus infection in the country. Earlier, the UAE had imposed a fresh ban on the travel of citizens of many countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia. The government news agency of the UAE has given this information. The UAE Foreign Ministry said that all measures to prevent corona will have to be adopted at the beginning of the travel season. The UAE had banned travel from 13 countries only last month. The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority said in its notice that travel from 13 countries including India, Pakistan, Nepal has been banned in view of the Corona epidemic. Dubai said on June 19 that the ban imposed on people who had traveled to India in the last 14 days would be relaxed.
[Attribution to NBT]