Dubai: Oman on Thursday considerably postponed passenger flights from 24 countries, including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, as part of the Gulf nation’s endeavor to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The flights have been postponed until further notice, the sultanate’s official Twitter account for countering COVID-19 declared. The choice was taken as part of the country’s actions to suppress the coronavirus pandemic, it said.
The other nations enlisted include the UK, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Guinea, Colombia, Argentina and Brazil.
The bar on arrivals from some of these nations has already been immediate since April 24.
Oman on Wednesday detailed 1,675 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of contamination in the country to 280,235.
The country has detailed 3,356 coronavirus-related deaths so far.