The competent authorities of Qatar referred 269 people to the prosecution for not complying with the preventive and precautionary measures in force in the country to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.
The list of those referred to the prosecution included 240 people who did not adhere to wear a mask in places where masks are mandatory. 23 people were referred to the prosecution for not maintaining a safe distance and 5 people were referred for not downloading a precautionary application. A person was also included in the group of referred people for not adhering to the allowed people in one vehicle. Currnelty, the number of people allowed in avehichle is limited to 4. but according to the statement, it also states that this not mandatory for families.
— صحيفة العرب – قطر (@AlArab_Qatar) August 5, 2021
This procedure is based on the decision of the distinguished Council of Ministers and the Decree-Law No. (17) of 1990 regarding infectious diseases, and the preventive and precautionary measures in force in Qatar to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
The competent authorities appealed to the honourable public regarding the issue. Their intention was to adhere to the precautionary and preventive decisions in force to preserve their safety and the safety of others from the spread of the Coronavirus in society. The authorities of the country is working hard to limit the spread of the Coronavirus in the society.