In today’s news brief
The Qatar Tribune lead with a story stating that ‘All Shops except food outlets and pharmacies to remain shut on weekends. The Cabinet has decided to close all shops and stop all commercial activities on Fridays and Saturdays with the exception of food and catering shops, pharmacies and restaurants with take away facilities.
Also on the front page is a report saying there’s been an additional 28 recoveries from COVID19 bringing the total recoveries to 178. And 153 new cases detected. Taking the total cases to 2,210.
On page 3 they write that ‘Vodafone rewards COVID-19 fighters with unlimited airtime and data’
The Gulf Times front page has a story titled ‘Strategic food reserves enough for more than a year’.
And on page 3 they have a story headed ‘Qatar University centre offers online courses free of cost for public.
And finally Inside the Peninsula on page 2 there’s an item stating ‘HMC helps people overcome mental distress’