MOPH reports 640 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths on May 4, 2021

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported that there are 640 new cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,422 individuals have so far recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 195,521. Among the new 640 Covid-19 cases, 367 have been infected from the community and 273 contacted the virus while traveling from abroad.
 
MOPH also reported that there are three deaths of people aged 50, 72, and 78 years old, which takes the total death toll as of today to 483. Two of them had suffered from chronic illness and all of them were observed under medical attention unit. 10 individuals were admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) over the last 24 hours, and therefore, 308 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU. 31 individuals were hospitalised due to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, which takes the overall number of patients in the hospital to 707. The total number of current active cases in Qatar is 12,228 and an overall number of positive cases recorded in the country is 208,232.
 
A total of 14,706 tests were done during the past 24 hours. Among them, 5,383 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 1,923,392 tests. 35,513 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 1,670,911.
 
What you can do to avoid contacting the virus:
 
As the cases of Covid-19 rapidly increases in the State of Qatar, 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 times.
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.

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