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Posted On: 16 December 2020 03:40 pm
Updated On: 16 December 2020 03:50 pm

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

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The Ministry of Interior reported on December 16 that 93 people were referred to the Public Prosecution for non-compliance with wearing masks in places where they are mandatory.

This is in line with the cabinet decision based on Law No. 17 of 1990 regarding infectious diseases.

As of December 16, there are now 3,095 people that 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.

The competent authorities called 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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