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Posted On: 29 September 2021 06:03 pm
Updated On: 29 September 2021 11:17 pm

Masks no longer compulsory in open public places in Qatar; conditions applied

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People in Qatar are no longer required to wear masks in open public places as Qatar's Cabinet on 29 September 2021 gave its approval to implement the final phase of lifting 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 in organized public activities in 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 Sunday 3 October 2021 until further notice.

CLICK HERE for the other updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 3 October 2021.

Source: Qatar Cabinet Meeting held on 29 September 2021