Qatar Reports 1,021 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 Deaths

Health workers collecting swab samples from a man at a drive-through testing service for Covid-19 in Doha, Qatar, on May 7, 2020.PHOTO: AFP
- Advertisement -

Ministry of Public Health today announces 1,021 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), with 1,767 people having recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The Ministry also announces seven deaths.

The Ministry recorded the introduction of 11 cases of intensive care due to health complications resulting from infection with the virus, bringing the total number of critical cases that receiving medical care in intensive care currently to 230 cases.

The Ministry explains that the deaths that were recorded today were receiving medical care in intensive care and were for people aged 77, 71 years, 69 years, 65 years, 64 years, 40 years and 34 years.

READ  Wuhan to test whole city of 11 million population in 10 days

Ministry of Public Health states that the State of Qatar has now started to overcome the peak stage of the virus outbreak with the spread of the virus.

Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 should either quickly contact the 16000 helpline or go directly to one of the designated health centers for testing.

The main screening centers include Muaither Health Centre, Rawdat Al Khail Health Centre, Umm Slal Health Centre and Al Gharafa Health Centre.

READ  COVID-19: Qatar Reports 756 New Cases, 3 Deaths

The Ministry reaffirms the necessity for the elderly or those suffering from chronic diseases and their family members to follow strict methods and precautions to reduce the risk of infection with them and work to protect them from infection by refraining from social visits, wearing the mask and cleansing the hands when near them.

 

Comments

- Advertisement -