For not wearing a mask, 149 were referred to the prosecution

Doha: A total of 149 people were referred to the prosecution for not wearing masks by the competent authorities. Residents and citizens must wear masks in public places.

Currently, it is mandatory to wear masks on the premises of mosques, markets, schools, universities, hospitals and public events.

“In line with the cabinet decision based on Law No. 17 of 1990 regarding infectious diseases, the competent authorities referred several people to the Prosecution for violating COVID19 preventive and precautionary measures in force,” the Ministry said in a statement.

“The competent authorities urge the public to adhere to the precautionary and preventive decisions in force to protect them and others from the spread of Coronavirus in society,” the statement added.

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