Oman extends Eid holidays amid spike in COVID-19 cases

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Eid Al Adha holidays have been extended in Oman till August 6. The decision comes based on the directives of Sultan Haitham bin Tarik.

The Eid holidays will now be from July 30 till August 6; the holidays announced initially were until August 3.

Oman is currently ina lockdown that started on July 25 until August 8, as announced by the Supreme Committee on COVID-19.

The Committee also banned the movement of people, and announced the closure of all public places and shops between 7pm and 6am during the lockdown period.

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