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Posted On: 13 December 2020 11:00 am
Updated On: 13 December 2020 11:05 am

55 people referred to Public Prosecution for not wearing masks in Qatar

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Ministry of Interior (MoI) reported on December 13, that the authorities has referred 55 people to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks in places where they are mandatory. To date, 2,915 people have been referred to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks.

The authorities have been continuously warning the public to follow precautionary measures like wearing masks, following social distancing and restricting the number of people in vehicles to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"In the implementation of the cabinet decision and Law No. 17 of 1990 regarding infectious diseases, and the preventive and precautionary measures in place to limit the spread of the Coronavirus. The competent authorities referred 97 people to the Public Prosecution, as they did not comply with wearing masks in places where it is mandatory," Ministry said in a statement.

"The competent authorities call on the public to adhere to the precautionary and preventive decisions in force to protect them and others from the spread of the Coronavirus in society."

Source: Ministry of Interior

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