Ministry’s COVID-19 guidelines for cafes, hotels and restaurants

SourceTimes of Oman

Muscat: The Ministry of Heritage has issued guidelines on COVID-19 prevention measures for classified hotels, restaurants, cafes, and their employers. As per the guidelines, only one employee shall be permitted to perform housekeeping for each hotel room and outsourcing services companies must obtain medical certificates proving that they are free of COVID-19. The Ministry said, "In preparation of the gradual return of the tourism activity upon the gradual receding of the COVID-19, the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism has issued standard measures that must be followed to limit the wider spread of the disease all over again." The guidelines are aimed at protecting all employees and guests of classified hotel, restaurant, and cafe attendants and balancing between restarting the normal life and the continuation of the precautionary measures. The relevant guidelines are as follows: Preventive measures in the main entrance of hotels: Limit and control the number of entrances; provide signs containing instructions and illustrations on COVID-19 prevention in more...