Countries include Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia. The decision will be implemented from next Thursday.
The Oman News Agency stated that the prohibition includes those coming from any other countries if they have passed through any of the ten mentioned countries during the 14 days preceding the application to enter the Sultanate of Oman.
According to the agency, exceptions are made for Omani citizens, diplomats, health workers and their families, who will be subject to the procedures approved upon entering the Sultanate.
The Supreme Committee called on citizens and residents to avoid travel during the coming period unless absolutely necessary.