Filter for Qatar Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-08-03 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Qatari citizens, as well as their spouses and immediate family, will be subject to the same regulations but will be free to leave and return to the country at any time. Foreign residents in Qatar will also be able to return to the country from August 1, with those returning being prioritized based on the public sector requirements.
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2020-08-02 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Those arriving from countries not included on the low-risk list will be required to provide certification of a negative COVID-19 test result from an accredited testing facility within the previous 48 hours.
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2020-08-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
The Qatari government has announced that the country’s international travel restrictions will be eased from Saturday, August 1, as the country enters the third phase of its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recovery plan.
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2020-08-01 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Foreign travelers from forty government-designated ’low-risk’ countries, including China, Thailand, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Greece, Algeria, and Turkey, will be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in the country. second test will be required at the end of the self-quarantine period, with any travelers testing positive for the disease being transferred to a government-run isolation facility
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2020-08-01 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Foreign travelers from forty government-designated ’low-risk’ countries, including China, Thailand, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Greece, Algeria, and Turkey, will be required to self-quarantine for one week. travelers will then be required to undertake a one-week self-quarantine period under the same conditions as those from low-risk countries. If unable to provide a certified test result, travelers will be tested on arrival and required to quarantine at a government-approved hotel at their own expense for one week.
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2020-07-01 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Private and public gatherings should not exceed a five-person limit.
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2020-07-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
restaurants will be able to resume operations at a limited capacity, outdoor sports facilities, markets, and non-essential shops and public parks and beaches will reopen. Offices will also be allowed to reopen at a maximum of 50 percent capacity.
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Some mosques will be permitted to reopen
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
flights will be able to depart, although arrivals will remain suspended.
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2020-05-22 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
effective 22 May until further notice, all citizens and residents are required to download the ‘Exteraz’ mobile application, which has been introduced by the government for COVID-19 tracking purposes.
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2020-05-19 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Public buses are allowed to operatebut only at 50% capacity.
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2020-05-19 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All shops and commercial activities are closed from 19-30 May, with the exception of supermarkets, pharmacies and restaurants providing delivery services.
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2020-05-19 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
From 19 May, the number of people allowed in a private vehicle at a time is limited to two; exceptions are given to taxis and limousines and those driving with a private family driver, which are allowed up to three passengers.
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2020-05-17 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
From 17 May, all individuals are required to wear facemasks when leaving their homes, except for when driving alone in their cars.
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2020-05-06 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Doha Industrial Area reopened on 6 May, visitors will require a permit obtained through the local authorities.
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2020-04-10 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Qatari authorities announced the suspension of commercial activity on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, April 10, with the exception of food and catering services, pharmacies, and restaurant serving take-out orders. The measure, which seeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, will remain in place until further notice.
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2020-04-02 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Allowing healthcare Practitioners licensed in the private sector to temporary practice in the governmental hospital to contain the COVID19 pandemic??
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2020-04-01 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
the suspension of flights at Doha’s Hamad International Airport (DOH) has also been extended until further notice. Exceptions will be made for food and medical cargo.
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2020-04-01 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
On Wednesday, April 1, the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management announced the extension to a partial closure of the Industrial Area in Doha
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Public transportation has been suspended
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All commercial businesses and non-essential shops remain closed
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
all social gatherings banned.
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2020-03-22 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Migrant Worker Camps has been put in full lockdown and guarded by police. it is the area of 32.1 sq.km in the Industrial Area of Doha.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
all non-essentils and public gatherings/social events
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
ALL flights for 2 weeks (at least) *Except Cargo and citizens
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All returning travellers - mandatory 2week quarantine
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2020-03-14 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
tourist visas on arrival for citizens from France, Germany, Spain and Italy are suspended
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
travelers arriving from France, Germany, Spain and Italy have to quarantine for 14 days
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2020-03-09 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Suspended all public and private schools and universities indefintely
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2020-03-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
health measurments against the spread of coronavirus on social media
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