Oman: New restrictions introduced to assist curb COVID-19 unfold
Oman’s Directorate Common of Well being Providers (DGHS) has put into motion a set of measures to carry COVID-19 an infection numbers down within the Dhofar Governorate.
DGHS’s Epidemiological Preparedness Committee has determined to shut three well being centres in Salalah, particularly Al-Dahariz Well being Centre, New Salalah Well being Centre and Hajif Well being Centre to help the employees working at Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah within the wake of the rising COVID-19 circumstances within the hospital.
It has additionally been determined to briefly droop all pointless surgical procedures, cease granting depart permissions for well being staff, stop visits at Sultan Qaboos Hospital, and scale back work in specialised clinics by as much as 30 p.c.
Moreover, the executive and technical employees working within the Medical Health Examination Heart have been redirected to work within the hospital because the centre has been closed as nicely briefly. These adjustments together with the re-introduction of the hospital’s shift schedule is anticipated to ease the mounting strain on medical service employees.