Coronavirus: Oman to close down its borders for a week

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Oman will close its land, air and sea borders on Tuesday at 1 a.m. for one week, state television reported on Monday.

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The decision follows measures imposed by various countries following the outbreak of a new strain of COVID-19, Oman TV said.

Oman is set to receive its first batch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 30, the Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases Control at the Ministry of Health, Badr bin Said al-Rawahi, announced on Monday.

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