Optional shot for football fans in Qatar.

Fans attending the 2022 World Cup will not be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19, nor will they need to observe a period of quarantine, the government and Supreme Committee announced on Thursday. organization.

At the check-in counter of their departure airport, any visitor aged six years and over must, however, present a negative result less than 48 hours before departure time for a PCR test and less than 24 hours for an antigen test.

It will not be necessary to carry out a new test on arrival.

A tracking application to enter closed public places

Wearing a mask will be compulsory for everyone on public transport and in health establishments.

Anyone who tests positive during the tournament will be required to self-isolate for five days and then wear a mask for 5 days.

Visitors over the age of 18 will also need to download the Ehteraz tracking app, which is required to enter closed public places.

Additional information on the use of Ehteraz during the tournament, particularly in the stadiums, "will be communicated in due course", organizers said.

Free emergency care in public hospitals

They also specify that "emergency health care will be provided free of charge in public hospitals for holders of the Hayya card", which acts as a visa for Qatar and a match ticket.

All of the country's private and public hospitals, medical centers, clinics and pharmacies will be open to visitors.


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