Ministry of Public Health today announces 1060 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), and 1461 recoveries from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered from the disease in the State of Qatar to 74,544 cases. The Ministry also announces two new deaths due to the virus.
The Ministry also announces that during the past 24 hours, 11 cases were admitted to intensive care due to health complications resulting from the virus, bringing the total of cases currently receiving intensive care to 212.
The Ministry of Public Health pointed to the decrease in the number of daily cases that require intensive care, as the number of daily cases that require hospitalization is decreasing, but warned that infections may rise again if the community’s commitment to precautions and preventive measures decreases.
The Ministry of Public Health explains that the new cases had the infection transmitted to them from people who had been previously infected, as the Ministry of Public Health continues to conduct investigative and proactive investigations, which contributes to early detection of cases.
The new confirmed cases have completely isolated in the various medical facilities in the country, where they are receiving the necessary health care according to the health status of each case.
The Ministry stated that the two deaths that were recorded today had received the necessary medical care, and were aged 57 years and 60 years.
The Ministry of Public Health states that the Coronavirus epidemic is gradually declining in the State of Qatar due to the precautions and preventive measures implemented by the state and the commitment to them it by members of the community with a recent decrease in the number of infections. This is considered a reassuring indicator, but it does not mean the end of the epidemic as the virus is still present in the community.
The Ministry indicates that the number of daily infections among citizens and residents (other than expatriate workers) is increasing and has multiplied several times from what it was in May, despite the decrease in the total daily infections in the State of Qatar.