24 February 2020 – Quarantine for travellers from any country with COVID-19 cases, hygiene practices encouraged

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: Ministry of Health
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Statement : MOH calls upon everyone to adhere the quarantine procedures for all travelers coming from the countries that have recorded COVID-2019 cases, as well as to avoid traveling to these countries. MOH urges everyone to washing hands by soap and using sanitizer. In addition, following the health habits when coughing and sneezing, reducing shaking and greeting by nose kiss in the social occasions.

Full details here: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/-/–1226

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: Infectious control committee at Ministry of health