In response to the pandemic situation, the Qatari government has suspended entry for a limited period to all residents who are currently outside the country, and for all valid visa holders except for Qatari citizens coming from anywhere in the world. Anyone entering Qatar must self-isolate for 14 days.
Private-sector businesses have been directed to work from home until further notice. Schools and the Metro have been shut down and public transport has been reduced.
Qatar has locked down an entire section of its Industrial Area where staff, labourers and materials for construction sites are located. Canteens in labour camps have been closed down and there have been changes to bus services bringing workers to construction sites.