Oman imposes night-time Ramadan curfew as hospitals run out of beds

Oman has imposed a night-time lockdown throughout the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as hospitals run out of beds to deal with coronavirus cases. Oman’s Supreme Committee, which was created to respond to the pandemic, has banned all forms of gatherings, including at mosques, tents, restaurants or popular public places during Ramadan between the hours of from 9pm until 4am. The hours between iftar, the time of the fast’s end, and suhoor, the pre-dawn meal, are generally used as hours for socialising in many Muslim majority countries during Ramadan. Pharmacies are exempt from the ban. Read also: T…

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