DOHA – Qatar will start lifting coronavirus restrictions under a four-phase plan starting on June 15, when some mosques can reopen and flight can depart, government spokeswoman Luwa Rashed al-Khater said on Monday.
She tol a news conference the second phase of easing the lockdwon would start on July 1, the third on August 1 and the fourth on September 1.
Restriction could be reimposed or the stages delayed if necessary, Khater added.
The seconf phase will allow a partial opening of a restaurants and the thrid will permit the resumption of flights from low-risk countries and the reopening of shopping malls and markets with limited capacity.
Priority on flights will be given to holders of residency visass, she said.
Everyone entering Qatar will be required to undergo a two –week quarantine in specially designated hotels at their own expense.
The fourth phase will allow all mosques to resume normal operation and for flight schedules to be expanded. Wedding parties, businesss gatherings such as exhibitions, and the reopening theatres and cinemas will be permitted.