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3 Conditions for Exempting Citizens and Residents Who Received the Corona Vaccine from Quarantine after Travel

21 Feb, 2021 10:50 AMAl Sharq NewspaperIntended Audience
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The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) recently announced that citizens and residents of the State of Qatar who have received the Corona "Covid 19" vaccine are exempt from quarantine after traveling abroad or after coming into contact with a case infected with the virus.

Exemption from quarantine for those who received the Corona vaccine (consisting of two doses) requires several conditions, according to Dr. Abd al-Latif Al-Khal, head of the National Health Strategy Group to address the Covid-19 virus, and head of the infectious diseases department at HMC, namely:

1- Fourteen days have passed since receiving the second dose of the vaccine.
2- Negative PCR test result when returning to Qatar after travel or after exposure to a case infected with Corona. 
3- The period of validity of the quarantine exemption is 3 months, starting 14 days after the second dose, and this period may be extended in the future after obtaining more clinical evidence.

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