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Coronavirus

Qatar says to resume issuing entry visas starting July 12 as COVID-19 measures eased

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Qatar is to resume issuing family and tourist entry visas starting July 12, in line with new travel and return and based on the health ministry COVID-19 developments recommendations, the interior ministry said on Twitter on Thursday.

The health ministry said in a statement Thursday that the new entry policies include providing a COVID-19 PCR test and classifying countries into three categories that would determine the quarantine policies.

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Last month, European Union governments agreed to add Canada and 10 other countries, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar, to their list of states from which they will allow non-essential travel, EU diplomats said.