Gov’t tightens penalties for violators of self-quarantining

Interior Minister Samir al-Mubaideen, on Friday, chaired a meeting with administrative governors of Amman, Zarqa, Irbid, and Jerash to discuss issues related to self-quarantining and preventive measures as stipulated under the approved health protocol.

 

The move came in light of the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom, as al-Mubaideen urged the governors to follow up on all self-quarantined people at their homes to ensure compliance.

 

Any violators of self-quarantining, the minister stressed, will be forced to complete the quarantine period in a field hospital, adding that after ending the isolation period and under the governor’s orders the violators will be referred to the judiciary to take the necessary legal action against them.

 

Source: Jordan News Agency

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