Industrial Area will continue to remain closed

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Industrial Area will continue to remain closed

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) said that it is taking all necessary precautions for workers, in line with the COVID-19 preventative measures and interim guidelines recommended by the Ministry of Public Health. 

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs has launched a campaign to raise awareness and provide guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) through field visits by inspectors as part of the Ministry's efforts to raise awareness of precautionary measures.

-Industrial Area will continue to remain closed, with uninterrupted flow of food supplies

- Three clinics allocated to the area to deal with emergency cases

Details from Supreme Committee for Crisis Management Spokesperson HE Lolwah al Khater's ongoing press conference

 

POSITIVE INDICATION

84% of coronavirus cases in #Qatar discovered from within those under observation or quarantine and 16% from outside the quarantine cluster (community infections)

TWO FACTORS FOR THE RISE IN CASES

The recent spike in coronavirus cases is driven by two factors — the arrival of Qataris from abroad in large numbers and advanced COVID-19 testing devices that enable health workers to test a larger number of people over a smaller period of time than before.

89% of COVID-19 cases in Qatar mild, only 3% serious: Khater

More than 89 percent of the confirmed coronavirus cases in Qatar are mild, Supreme Committee for Crisis Management Spokesperson HE Lolwah Rashid al Khater said in a press conference on Wednesday.

Only 3 percent of the cases are serious and the remaining 8 have either recovered or died (two, both aged above 55), she said. 

Currently, 12 people are in the COVID-19 intensive care units. On the other hand, 51 have been discharged from the ICUs, Khater added.

Providing the gender-wise data among the infected, Khater said among the nationals tested positive, 47 are women and 65 are men. Among the non-Qataris, 48 are women and 685 are men.

Breaking the statistics age-wise, she said:

- 3% are aged above 64 years 

- 10% are in between 55 and 64 years

- 18% are aged 45-54 years

- 25% are aged 35-55 years

- 31% are aged 25-34 years

- 12% are aged 15-24 years

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