Keeping safe distance at stores made mandatory
March 22 2020 03:20 PM
Ministry reinforces preventive measures against coronavirus


*Exchange/return period extended
*Eateries in some places closed

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a circular to temporarily close all restaurants, cafes, food outlets and food trucks in sports clubs, Doha Corniche, Al Khor, Lusail, and Aspire Park as of Sunday.
The Ministry explained that this temporary closure comes within the framework of the precautionary measures taken by the State to limit the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), stressing that violators will be exposed to legal accountability.
In a related context, the ministry made sales outlets in the country apply the regulations for maintaining a safe distance between customers and staff by placing guiding signs on the floor, in the context of preventive measures against the virus.
The ministry said, in a circular, that the requirements for maintaining a safe distance of minimum of one and a half metres between customers and customers as well as staff , included queues for payment and reception, starting today.
The ministry indicated that it will intensify its inspection campaigns to ensure the extent of compliance with this circular.

Last updated: March 22 2020 11:51 PM

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