COVID-19: Qatar updates list of low-risk countries Oct 23, 2020 0 12187 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has updated its COVID-19 Green List of countries it considers low-risk in terms of coronavirus exposure. The new updated list, which came into effect on Thursday, has now 49 countries. “As Qatar continues to implement its travel and return policy, the COVID-19 Green List has been updated to include the following countries based on public health indicators in Qatar and around the world, effective on Thursday, October 22. The list will be reviewed and updated regularly,” the MoPH said on its website.The list includes the following countries: * Europe: Hungary, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Norway, Italy, Lithuania, Greece, Slovakia, Ireland, Germany, Slovenia, Denmark, Cyprus, the UK, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Iceland, France, Croatia, Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal, Sweden, Bulgaria, Malta, Romania, Russia and Serbia* Asia: Brunei Darussalam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong SAR- China and Macau SAR- China, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, Maldives, Singapore and Taiwan* Americas: Cuba, Canada, Uruguay and Mexico* Africa: Algeria and Morocco* Oceania: New Zealand and Australia. Travellers arriving from a low-risk country will be able to choose home quarantine for a week after arriving. Anyone coming from a country not on the list must quarantine at a government-approved hotel for a week, and then at home for another week. RELATED ARTICLES We must unite to make digital learning an inclusive right for children & youth: Sheikha Moza Oct 23, 2020 0 7680 Flu virus spreading this winter will be different: Dr Al Khal Oct 23, 2020 0 10867 PM visits S’hail 2020 exhibition Oct 23, 2020 0 10953 Qatar’s FIFA World Cup preparations very impressive: Belgian ambassador Belgian Ambassador to Qatar HE Bart De Groof congratulated the FIFA World Cup 2022 hosts on their ‘impressive and integrated’ tournament preparations during a visit to the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) on .. Qatar playing pivotal role in resolving crises: Al Khater QNA Doha Qatar is playing an active role in mediating regional and international conflicts and crises, Assistant Foreign Minister HE Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater has said. “Qatar is playing mediation to resolve .. COVID-19 recoveries reach 127,328 Qatar on Thursday reported 252 COVID-19 cases -- 225 from community and 27 from travellers returning from abroad, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in its daily report. The ministry also recorded 235 recoveries .. 46 private health facilities to take part in flu drive The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday published a list of 46 private health facilities participating in the 2020-2021 flu campaign. The MoPH along with Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Hamad .. Five more held for violating home-quarantine conditions Five persons were arrested in on Thursday for violating home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in implementation of the ..