Several private transport operators also run daily buses between Dubai and Oman. Image Credit: Supplied

Muscat: Oman has imposed a curfew from 7pm to 4am from May 8 until May 15, the Omani News Agency said on Sunday, to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Oman has also suspended commercial activities during the same period, except for grocery stores, gas stations, health institutions, and pharmacies. Delivery services for all goods are also exempt.

The Sultanate has also suspended the attendance of all employees at workplaces. Employees should work from home from Sunday May 9, for all units of state administrative apparatus and other public legal activities.

The Supreme Committee for Combatting Coronavirus in Oman has urged the private sector to implement online working and reduce the number of employees in offices.