Fifa World Cup: Covid vaccinations not compulsory for fans flying to Qatar

All visitors aged over six would have to produce negative Covid tests before taking flights to Qatar for the tournament that starts November 20



The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. — Reuters
The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. — Reuters

By AFP

Published: Thu 29 Sep 2022, 2:34 PM

Last updated: Thu 29 Sep 2022, 2:38 PM

Coronavirus vaccinations will not be mandatory for the million-plus fans going to the World Cup in Qatar later this year, authorities in the Gulf state said on Thursday.

All visitors aged over six would have to produce negative Covid tests before taking flights to Qatar for the tournament that starts November 20, the authorities said in new health guidelines.

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