Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health today announced the registration of 1,199 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), with 1,582 recoveries from the virus in the last 24 hours. The Ministry also announces 5 new deaths due to the virus.
The Ministry states that, in the last 24 hours, 7 new cases were admitted to intensive care due to health complications resulting from infection with the virus, bringing the total number of critical cases that are currently in intensive care to 219.
The Ministry explains that the new cases had the virus transmitted to them from people who had been previously infected, as the Ministry of Public Health continues to conduct investigative and proactive testing, which contributes to early detection of cases.
The Ministry states that the deaths recorded today were receiving the necessary medical care, and were for people aged 57, 58, 77, 85 and 93 years old.