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7,000+ arrested for walking without Mask

The Qatari government has arrested 7,240 people for walking in public places without wearing masks. They were arrested for violating the rules when they went out of the house and walked in a public place without wearing a mask.

Similarly, 277 people staying in more than 4 peoples in private vehicles have been arrested. The ministry did not disclose the nationalities of those arrested. Authorities have so far prosecuted 209 people for violating preventive and precautionary measures required by the Council of Ministers on Infectious Diseases and Law No. 17 of 1990 to limit the spread of coronavirus, according to QN News.

The Qatari government has made it mandatory to use masks when going out of the house to prevent and control the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 as a global pandemic. Qatari law stipulates that anyone who walks without a mask can face up to three years in prison or a fine of up to 200,000 riyals.

The Ministry of Health has urged all citizens to follow the precautionary and prevention rules issued by the Qatari government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in Qatar has reached 149,933. Similarly, the number of deaths from corona in Qatar has reached 248 and about 145,251 have been cleared of infections. Qatar has already checked the corona of 1,368,964 people. Currently, about 351,000 Nepalese are working in Qatar.

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