Doha: Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 217 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 211 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 227,867.
Out of 217 new cases, 116 are community cases and 101 from travellers returning from abroad.
No death was reported in the last 24 hours. The total death toll from Covid-19 stands at 601.
19,667 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours.
The total number of vaccine doses administered since the start of the vaccination campaign is 4,287,922.
The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now is 231,343 and there are 2,875 active cases under treatment.
5,755 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (26,039 tests in total) taking the total tests done so far to 2,464,325 tests.
Two persons were admitted in intensive care in the last 24 hours and 20 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.
There were 11 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total number of patients in the hospital to 72.
What you can do
With the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Qatar, it is important for everyone to play their role in controlling the virus by following precautionary measures:
- Adherence to physical distancing.
- Avoid close contact with others, crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.
- Wearing a face mask
- Washing hands regularly.
Anyone suffering from COVID-19 symptoms should contact 16000 helpline immediately. This is important as the earlier the disease is detected the easier it will be to receive the right treatment and recover from it.