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Posted On: 29 November 2020 10:00 am
Updated On: 29 November 2020 10:08 am

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

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Ministry of Interior (MoI) reported on November 29, that the authorities has referred 82 people to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks.

There were 5 reported violations for the maximum number of people in a vehicle. They were also referred to the Public Prosecution.

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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