Covid-19: Qatar allows 80% of employees to return to offices

Filed on June 16, 2021
A closed market in Qatar last year. — Reuters file

Cabinet says malls and food courts could restart operations on Friday

Qatar’s cabinet said on Wednesday it would allow up to 80 per cent of public and private sector employees to return to offices from June 18 as a part of its plan to gradually ease coronavirus-related measures, the state news agency (QNA) reported.

The decision does not cover employees in the health, security and military sectors.

The cabinet also said malls and food courts could restart operations on Friday, and weddings would be allowed as well, with specific capacity and restrictions.

Qatar decided early in May to lift Covid-related measures in four phases starting on May 28 and ending on July 30.

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