MoPH EXTENDS VALIDITY OF VACCINATION FOR QUARANTINE EXEMPTION

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MoPH has announced another update regarding COVID-19 quarantine policy. Now the validity of the vaccine with respect to the quarantine exemption period has been extended. While initially it was three months, it has now been increased to six months, which starts from 14 days after the second dose of the vaccine.

Currently the complete quarantine exemption criteria are as below as per Ministry of Public Health :

14 days must have passed after receiving the second dose of the vaccine before returning into Qatar and a negative PCR test is required on return to Qatar following travel.

Individuals may travel any time after receiving the second dose.

The validity of the vaccine to grant quarantine exemption is valid for a period of six months, starting 14 days after the second dose.

Non-vaccinated children below 16 years of age returning to Qatar from non-green list countries with fully vaccinated parents are permitted to home quarantine for a period of 7 days.

The exemption does not currently apply to people vaccinated in other countries.”

For more information please log on to the website of MoPH.

SOURCE : COVER

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