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Country Rank

46


Oman

Recovery Rank for 180 countries/regions

Country Rank

64


Oman

Recovery Rank for 184 countries/regions

COVID-19 Recovery Rating

3

Recovery Index
65.04
(Out of 100)



(100 = Best, 0 = Worst)

COVID-19 Recovery Rating

3

Recovery Index
52.26
(Out of 100)



(100 = Best, 0 = Worst)

COVID-19 Severity Rating

2

Severity Index
17.42
(Out of 100)



(0 = Best, 100 = Worst)

COVID-19 Severity Rating

3

Severity Index
56.49
(Out of 100)



(0 = Best, 100 = Worst)

Stringency Rating

60.87

(100 = Strictest Measures, 0 = No Measures)


Population
4,974,986

(Low Density)


GNI per capita (US$)

15,140

(High income)
5 Countries who have made the most progress in
curtailing the spread of the pandemic and can be
used as examples of best practices (Relative Rating)

4
3
2 Countries who are struggling to cope with the crisis
and who may need to consider maintaining stringent
non-pharmaceutical measures (Relative Rating)
1
1 Countries who are coping with the crisis with a low percentage
of infections and resulting deaths per population
(Relative Rating)
2
3 Countries who may be overwhelmed by the crisis with a high
percentage of infections and resulting deaths per population
(Relative Rating)
4
5

Travel Advisory


1. Passengers must register at https://covid19.emushrif.om/ before departure. - This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty.

2. Passengers must have health insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses for at least 1 month. - This does not apply to nationals of Oman.

3. Passengers must have: - a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 96 hours before arrival if arriving on a flight that takes 8 hours or more (including transit); or - a
negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival if arriving on a flight that takes less than 8 hours. The test must have a QR code or be approved by the
authorities in the country of departure; and - be uploaded at https://covid19.emushrif.om/ - This does not apply to: - passengers younger than 18 years; - passengers with a
COVID-19 vaccination certificate vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax),
Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must have a QR code or be approved by the authorities in the country
of departure; and - be uploaded at https://covid19.emushrif.om/

4. Passengers are subject to a PCR test upon arrival which must be paid before departure via https://covid19.emushrif.om/ - This does not apply to: - passengers younger than 18
years; - passengers with: - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen,
Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival; and - a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 96 hours before
arrival if arriving on a flight that takes 8 hours or more (including transit), or a negative PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival if arriving on a flight that takes less
than 8 hours. The certificate and the test must have a QR code or be approved by the authorities in the country of departure; and - be uploaded at https://covid19.emushrif.om/

5. Passengers could be subject to quarantine. - This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca
(Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must have a QR
code or be approved by the authorities in the country of departure; and - be uploaded at https://covid19.emushrif.om/

6. Visa on arrival facilities have been reinstated.

Travel Advisory information provided and published with permission by IATA.


Oman Infection Trend


How can you tell if a curve is really flattening?

The number of daily confirmed cases has been used as an estimation of how severe the COVID-19 situation is in a given country. However, we’ve found that focusing on the country’s cumulative number of active cases gives a clearer picture of whether the infection curve is flattening.


Countries with Similar Characteristics


This table is generated by a GCI-developed tool to match countries based on their similar characteristics such as population, population density, income and climate.

Oman 52.26 65.04 4,974,986 Low Density High income 26-30 deg
Country Recovery Index Recovery Index Population Density GNI per capita Average Temperature
since First Case (Celsius)
Match%
Finland 46.96 51.67 5,520,314 Low Density High income < 10 deg 85%
New Zealand 64.83 79.12 4,917,000 Low Density High income 11-20 deg 85%
Norway 63.70 66.20 5,347,896 Low Density High income < 10 deg 85%
Sweden 68.98 68.68 10,285,453 Low Density High income < 10 deg 85%
Uruguay 67.89 85.93 3,461,734 Low Density High income 11-20 deg 85%
Central African Republic 29.98 37.87 4,745,185 Low Density Low income 26-30 deg 75%
Congo Brazzaville 35.46 50.07 5,380,508 Low Density Lower middle income 26-30 deg 75%
Gabon 44.97 53.16 2,172,579 Low Density Upper middle income 26-30 deg 75%
Mauritania 43.31 48.95 4,525,696 Low Density Lower middle income 26-30 deg 75%
Papua New Guinea 42.98 50.00 8,776,109 Low Density Lower middle income 26-30 deg 75%

GCI Recovery Forecast


The GCI Recovery Forecasting methodology relies on a Monte Carlo simulation model as we recognise that the factors that contribute to an increase / decrease in confirmed COVID19 cases are highly variable and subject to various localised circumstances and interventions. The P10 / P50 / P90 are probabilities assigned to the forecasts, with P10 being highly optimistic, and P90 being very conservative on recovery and reduction in cases. The forecast model is updated daily based on the latest case data.

Forecast Results:

Situation Improving. The GCI Model forecasts that the situation is definitely improving and with the right discipline and compliance, the country can hope to see numbers diminish significantly in the near future.




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