It’s Tuesday 12th of May, this is the news in a bit more than 60 seconds

Money Exchanges will reopen from today. But with precautionary measures to protect against infection. Exchange houses are required to prevent overcrowding and regulate spacing. Visitors must wear face masks and practice social distancing.

Hamad International Airport is ranked the 3rd best airport in the world. Up against 550 airports across the globe, Hamad has risen one place from last years 4th position and taken 3rd place.

The Mental Health Sercices of Hamad Medical Corporation have launched a new service on their one six triple zero helpline. Designed to reduce the stigma of seeking help and even allowing patients not to reveal their full identity. People should not be shy and seek help when they need it.

A private medical center and a specialized clinic have been closed down for providing non-emergency services. Which as part of the COVID preventative measures is not allowed.

Five firms in the Industrial Area have been caught violating COVID Health and Safety requirements and not ensuring their staff wear face masks. Oh come on people, this will all end sooner if everyone follows simple guidelines.

And the Industrial Area get a new 200 bed hospital capable of treating COVID cases as well as other ailments.

The Ministry of Public Health say there are, 1,103 new COVID cases. 87 Recoveries and I’m glad to say no new additional deaths.

And finally

Qatar Airways are giving away 100,000 free return tickets to any destination on its network, for healthcare professionals from all around the world. In celebration of International Nurses Day

It certainly does, well done Qatar Airways for such a generous and giving way of saying thank you our health care heroes everywhere.

The Qatar News in a bit more than 60 Seconds – Tuesday 12th May 2020

Read by Brian Candy – Twitter: @iCandy_pw

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Sources @qatarairways  @Qatar_Tribune @HMC_Qatar @MOPHQatar #Qatar #News #QatarQuick #Doha #Papers #60seconds


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