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Qatar to Reopen Restaurants, Beaches, Parks, Museums from July

Find the latest reopening plans for restaurants, beaches, parks, museums, and other public facilities across the country starting July.

Posted on

29 June 2020

Last updated on 30 June 2020
Qatar to Reopen Restaurants, Beaches, Parks, Museums from July

Here's how Qatar will continue resuming economic activities and adjust to the new normal.

Early June 2020, the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management announced Qatar's four-staged plan to ease the COVID-19 restrictions across the country. After a successful launch of stage-one openings, phase two will commence on July 1st, 2020.

Wearing masks when in public, downloading the EHTERAZ application, and practicing social distancing remain mandatory practices.

Read on to know more about the changes starting Wednesday.

Phase Two Includes:

  • Mosques
  • Restricted openings will continue for all five prayers with limited capacity as well as the implementation of precautionary requirements.

    • Gatherings
    • Groups of up to five only are allowed with strict penalties applied to violators.

      • Public and Private Sector Employees
      • 50% of employees across both sectors will be allowed at the workplace. Employers must adhere to hygienic requirements and implement appropriate precautionary measures within the workplace.

        • Boat Rentals
        • Families will be allowed to rent boats and yachts in groups not exceeding 10 people.

          • Parks and Beaches
          • Whilst play areas remain closed, the parks and beaches will be reopened and accessible for all age groups, whilst maintaining social distancing.

            • Restaurants
            • Restrictions to 30 percent of the restaurants capacity and distance between the tables will be maintained. Prior reservation is recommended to avoid disappointment.

              • Sports Activities
              • Training in open spaces and large facilities will be permitted for professional athletes, not exceeding 10 people.

                • Museums and Libraries
                • Limited capacity and working hours will apply to Museums and Libraries. Museums and heritage sites will be open from Sunday through Thursday, between the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

                  SEE ALSO: Guide to Qatar Reopening Museums and Heritage Sites

                  At the time of publishing, Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health reported 1,274 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths, and 1,783 recoveries.

                  The total confirmed Coronavirus infections in Qatar is now 80,876.