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Posted On: 31 March 2021 03:59 pm
Updated On: 31 March 2021 04:11 pm

Cabinet decides to stop medical services in private health facilities

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H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior chaired the regular meeting held by the Council at noon Wednesday, through video conferencing.

After the meeting, H.E. Dr. Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs stated the following:

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council of Ministers listened to the explanation provided by H.E. Excellency the Minister of Public Health on the latest developments and developments to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), and the Council affirmed the continuation of work with regard to the measures and precautionary measures that have been taken in order to combat this epidemic and decided:

  • Stopping the provision of medical services in private health facilities, except in emergency cases, and allowing any of these facilities to provide some of their medical services that can be provided through modern means of communication.
  • This decision shall take effect from Friday, April 2, 2021.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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