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Authorities act against 164 people for not wearing masks


Doha: Ministry of Interior (MoI) has acted against 164 persons for not wearing masks and seven persons for violating the limits in vehicles.

“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 164 people to the Public Prosecution, as they did not comply with wearing masks in places where it is mandatory,” Ministry said in a statement.

Seven others were also referred to the Public Prosecution for violating the limit allowed in a vehicle, which is specified as four persons, including the driver, except for members of the same family.

“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,” the statement added.


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