As preventive and precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry Of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) announced the implementation of social distancing in all retail outlets from 23rd March 2020.
Social distancing is an important step to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please follow @MOPHQatar’s advice and preventive measures to safeguard the health of our community and show solidarity in #Qatar's continued fight against the virus. #YourSafetyIsMySafety pic.twitter.com/Rob1Q6slQ8
— مكتب الاتصال الحكومي (@GCOQatar) March 22, 2020
The ministry obligated all retail outlets in the country the requirement of a safe distance of minimum of 1.5 meters between customers. The retail outlets must place signs on the ground to guide customers about the distance at waiting queues for the payment and reception.
As citizens and residents of Qatar, we must abide by these rules and follow social distancing requirements to prevent the spread of coronavirus.