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DOHA: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) referred 111 more people to the Public Prosecution on November 20 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures.

There were no violations reported for maximum number of people in a vehicle.

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MoI and health authorities have been continuously warning the public to follow precautionary measures like wearing masks, following social distancing and restricting the number of people in vehicles to keep the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading.

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

Till now 1,207 people have been referred to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks and 58 people for not following the limit of people inside a vehicle.

“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 coronavirus in society,” the statement added.