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Posted On: 21 March 2020 12:28 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

10 people violated home quarantine procedures, being taken to prosecution

Leena Chung
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Updated list of people eligible for home quarantine released: MoPH (Shutterstock)

As one of the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), a home quarantine option was implemented.

H.E. Lolwah AlKhater, the Official Spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management, announced during yesterday's press conference, that families coming from abroad (who prefer and do not show any symptoms of the disease, and that they pass the initial medical examination) can do home quarantine. They are required to sign a formal commitment to comply with the procedures approved by the relevant international institutions and the Ministry of Public Health and in the case of not respecting this quarantine, the legal procedures will be implemented.

The designated authorities captured ten people who broke the home quarantine rules they committed to following, which they are legally accountable for.

The Ministry of Public Health said in a statement today that the violators are currently being referred to prosecution, they are:

1 - Ali Kamel Youssef Al Hashmi / Qatari citizen.

2 - Fahd Hassan Ayedh Al Qahtani / Qatari citizen.

3 - Abdullah Taleb Ibrahim Al Ansari / Qatari citizen.

4 - Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Assad Hashem / Qatari citizen.

5 - Ali Saleh Ali Al Yafei / Qatari citizen.

6 - Ibrahim Salah Ibrahim Al Mansouri / Qatari citizen.

7 - Joma' Marzouq Daham Al Nasser / Qatari citizen.

8 - Mohammed Johar Mudaihi Al Abdullah / Qatari citizen.

9 - Said Abdulaziz Saoud Tuwaim / Qatari citizen.

10 - Hamad Ali Mohammed Assad Hashem/ Qatari citizen.

The state authorities called on citizens and residents under home quarantine to fully commit to the Ministry of Public Health's condition, to ensure their safety and the safety of others.

The statement stressed that everyone who violates the condition is subject to the penalties stated in article no. 253 of criminal law no. 11 of 2014, the law no. 17 of 1990 on protection from infectious diseases, and law no. 17 of 2002 on protecting society.

Source: QNA

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