321 people were referred to Public Prosecution by the Ministry of Interior for violation of COVID-19 guidelines.
- 261 for not wearing a masks
- 2 for not downloading the Ehteraz app
- 10 for gathering in parks and Corniche
- 48 for not maintaining a safe physical distance
Public Prosecution has been strict regarding COVID-19 safety regulations over the past few months. Law No. 17 of 1990, people who do not wear masks in the event of an infectious disease may face up to three years in prison and/or pay QR 200,000 fine.