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Qatar mandates wearing of mask in certain places

13 December 2021

It is necessary to wear your face mask in some necessary places to protect yourself and the community from Covid-19 infection, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has emphasized.

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In its advisory on social media, the ministry pointed out that the necessary places to consider wearing a face mask are:

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory when in an indoor setting
  • In public areas such as mosques, malls, places of work, schools and public transport.
  • Gatherings in indoor private places such as funerals, weddings, majlises and social visits.
  • In organized public activities at markets, exhibitions and when attending events.
  • Even in an open workplace, if your nature of work requires you to be in contact with clients (for example security staff and waiters).
  • f you are not in a position to maintain safe physical distance from others.
  • If you are unvaccinated or around unvaccinated individuals.
  • If you are immunocompromised or are vulnerable to severe Covid19 (like in case of the elderly or with chronic disease) even if you are vaccinated.

Robin Vinod

Writer/blogger who writes on topics such as travel, real estate, employment and everyday life on GCC countries.

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