Doha, First Published Jan 14, 2022, 12:11 AM IST
Doha: The Ministry of Interior continues to step up action against those who violate covid (covid 19) regulations in Qatar. Another 317 people were arrested for violating the law, officials said. Of these, 258 were prosecuted for not wearing a mask.
43 people were arrested for not keeping social distance. Eleven people were arrested for not having the Ihtiras application on their mobile phones. Five people have been arrested for violating quarantine laws. All were handed over to the prosecution for further action. Home Ministry officials have arrested thousands of people in Qatar so far and handed them over to prosecution for violating Kovid regulations.
Officials said the action was taken in line with the cabinet decision. Masks should be worn in closed public places. Masks are also mandatory in churches, schools, universities and hospitals. Violations related to not wearing a mask will be dealt with under Order No. 17 of 1990 for the prevention of infectious diseases. Authorities have so far arrested thousands of people and handed them over to the prosecution for further action, the health ministry said in a statement.
Last Updated Jan 14, 2022 12:11 PM