Qatar reports 62 community Covid-19 cases out of 83 new cases on Oct. 19

Qatar reports 62 community Covid-19 cases out of 83 new cases on Oct. 19 By Darlene Regis - October 19, 2021
Qatar reports 83 new Covid 19 cases and 77 recoveries on October 17 2021

Latest Update on Covid-19 cases in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 83 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 77 recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered people in Qatar to 236,575.

Out of 83 new cases, 62 are community cases and 21 from travellers returning from abroad.

The total COVID-19 death toll in the country is now at 608.

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now is 238,079 and there are 896 active cases under treatment.

A total of 4,976 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (a sum of 21,196 tests) taking the total tests done so far to 2,767,056 tests.

Four persons were admitted in intensive care in the last 24 hours and 11 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.

Five persons were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours and 48 people are currently receiving treatment at hospitals.

A total of 4,796,589 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered to community members since the start of the vaccination programme.

A total of 2,971 doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered during the past 24 hours.

83.4% of the total population received a full vaccination with two doses of the vaccine.

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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 the 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.

Source: MoPH

By Darlene Regis - October 19, 2021

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