It’s Monday 5th October, this is the news in 60 seconds
In today’s newspapers
Qatar is in advanced talks to obtain COVID-19 vaccine says doctor Al Khal
The vaccine is still in the process of undergoing clinical trials and only once all the necessary regulatory approvals have been given, will the vaccine be distributed. Supply is planned for the end of 2020 to 2021, subject to clinical success and necessary regulatory approvals says Doctor Abdullatif Al Khal.
Qatar Airways offers 21,000 free tickets to teachers in 75 countries
On the occasion of World Teachers Day. Qatar Airways is giving away 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers. To thank them for their vital work in educating young people worldwide, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The giveaway opened today at 4:00am and will close at 3:59am on October 8th.
Integrated fare collection system from next year
Using the latest credit card payment technologies in addition to payment via smartphone and smart watch. You will be able to use a single smart card on buses, the Metro and in taxi’s.
Commercial Registrations, and licences can now be renewed online for up to five years, says the ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Hamad Medical Corporation open a new laser vision correction unit.
And Msheireb tram back on track
You can now ride the Msheireb tram again, but with COVID-19 precautions.
Active cases of COVID-19 are now 2,807. Which is a new all time low.
3.66% of those being tested, are testing positive.
And 12 cases in the last 24-hour period were returning travelers, that are now in quarantine.
Don’t forget to visit our best friends at ‘Hello Qatar’. And get the most out of your time here in Qatar.
That’s all for today. Take care, and I’ll see ya tomorrow.
Qatar News in 60 Seconds – Monday 5th October
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In today’s newspapers, read by Brian Candy
Sponsored by: https://www.helloqatar.co/
Sources @MOPHQatar @PeninsulaQatar @GulfTimes_Qatar @Qatar_Tribune
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