Coronavirus Qatar leave it to the last minute to protect migrant workers from Covid-19

THE Qatari government has belatedly introduced measures to protect migrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted the risk of infection during the construction of World Cup infrastructure.

The government said it was providing free healthcare and a salary-guarantee for workers affected by the virus, and was bringing daily shipments of food and protective equipment into the industrial area where migrant labourers live.

The response came after a...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-04-08 19:26
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