Ministry of Interior (MoI) reports 430 Covid-19 precautionary measure violations in Qatar as officials have intensified efforts to take action against such individuals.
403 were booked for not wearing masks in public and 19 people for not maintaining safe physical distance.
The Ministry also took action against eight persons for not installing the Ehteraz application; all these violators were referred to the Public Prosecution.
Till now the ministry has referred thousands of people to the Public Prosecution for violating the Covid-19 precautionary measures in the country.
"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," Ministry said in a statement.
"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 the Coronavirus in society," the statement added
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 fight the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading.
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