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No hotel quarantine exception in Qatar other than Green List countries

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DOHA, QATAR - MARCH 9, 2018: Doha West Bay view from Sheraton Park, Doha, Qatar, Middle East.

Doha: Based on the previously announced travel and return policies to the State of Qatar and in light of the new medical data on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the State of Qatar and the rest of the world, it has been decided that no exceptions from the hotel quarantine will apply to those coming to Qatar from the countries that are not mentioned in the Green List, as of Sunday, February 14, 2021, Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) tweeted.

The decision also includes persons who were previously excluded from the hotel quarantine before their travel and visitors coming to the State of Qatar.

The Ministry affirmed that the current travel and return policy and the quarantine policy for countries included in the Green List will continue, noting that the Ministry will review the decision periodically and take necessary measures in accordance with the public health indicators in the State of Qatar and the rest of the world.

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has updated the number of countries in its green list with effect from January 24.

The revised list of low-risk (green list) countries, published on its website, has 15 countries/territories and is effective from January 24.

“The State of Qatar has categorized the following countries in a Green List, effective January 24th, to facilitate the quarantine policy and Covid-19 travel restrictions to people arriving into Qatar from these countries. The list and related travel advice will be reviewed regularly and published accordingly,” MoPH said on its website.

The new list of countries are:

​1 – ​Oman
​​2 – ​Brunei Darussalam
​​3 – ​Thailand
​​4 – ​China (A. Hong Kong SAR – China | B. Macau SAR – China)
​​5 – ​Vietnam
6 – ​Malaysia
​​7 – South Korea
​​8 – ​Singapore
​9 – ​Japan
10 – ​Myanmar
​​11 – ​Maldives “Safe Travel Bubble” Package only
​​12 – ​Australia
​13 – New Zealand
14 – ​Mexico
​​15 – ​Cuba
​​16 – ​Mauritius
​​17 – Iceland
​​18 – ​Ireland

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