Ministry of Public Health
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported that there are 86 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 135 individuals have so far recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 221,295.
Among the new 86 Covid-19 cases, 54 have been infected from the community and 32 came in contact with the virus while traveling from abroad. MOPH reported no death in the country today, as the total death toll due to the deadly virus stays at 599.
The reports also added that no individuals were admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) over the last 24 hours, and therefore 36 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU. Five individuals were hospitalised due to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, and the overall number of patients in the hospital currently is 90.
The total number of current active cases in Qatar is 1,464 and the overall number of positive cases recorded in Qatar so far is 223,358.
5,049 tests were done for the first time and a total of 14,857 tests were done in the last 24 hours, which takes the total tests done in Qatar to 2,222,579.
6,657 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours. The overall number of vaccine doses administered since the start of the vaccination campaign is 3,396,963.
What you can do to avoid contacting the virus:
As the cases of Covid-19 is still place in the region, it is significant for all individual to contribute their effective part in curbing the virus by adhering to the mandatory preventive measures imposed by the government:
• Maintaining safe and social distances in the public arenas.
• Must avoid close contact with others individual who are in crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.
• Wearing a face mask at all required places.
• Washing and sanitising hands at regular intervals.
Any individual suffering from COVID-19 symptoms must immediately contact the helpline number 16000. This is vital as the earlier the disease is detected the easier it will be to receive the right treatment and recover from it.