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MoPH extends validity of vaccine for quarantine exemption to six months

Ministry of Public Health has updated the previously announced COVID-19 quarantine policy. They have extended the validity of the vaccine in regard to the quarantine exemption period has been extended from the previously approved three months to six months, starting 14 days after the second dose.

The full quarantine exemption criteria are as follows: 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.


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