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Posted On: 9 February 2022 04:23 pm
Updated On: 9 February 2022 04:45 pm

Face mask not mandatory in open public places with conditions effective 12 February 2022

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Masks no longer compulsory in open public places with conditions effective 12 February 2022

People in Qatar (citizens, residents, and visitors) are required to wear face masks in all closed places as per the Qatar Cabinet meeting on 9 February 2022, implementing the final phase of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, stating:

  • Obligating all citizens, residents, and visitors to wear masks in all closed public places, and not obligating them to wear masks in open public places except in the following cases:
    • Presence within the public activities organized in the markets, exhibitions and during events.
    • Presence on the premises of mosques, schools, universities and hospitals.
    • All workers in establishments, whose nature of work requires being in open spaces and communicating with customers, must wear masks during their work period.

This decision shall be effective as of Saturday 12 February 2022 until further notice.

CLICK HERE for the other updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 12 February 2022.

Source: Qatar Cabinet Meeting held on 9 February 2022