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Coronavirus

Qatar allows 80 percent of public and private sector employees to return to office

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Qatar’s cabinet said on Wednesday it would allow up to 80 percent 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.

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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.

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

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