Qatar announces 1,476 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered, and 1,918 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries in the State of Qatar to 51,331. The Ministry also announces 3 deaths due to the virus.
The Ministry states that in the last 24 hours 17 new cases have been admitted to intensive care due to health complications resulting from infection with the virus, bringing the total number of cases currently in intensive care to 230.
The Ministry also states that there has been a small decrease in the number of acute COVID-19 positive patients being admitted to intensive care thanks to the measures taken by the Ministry of Public Health and the concerned authorities to limit the spread of the virus, the most important of which is the early detection of the virus which can contribute significantly to reducing the severity of infection.
The Ministry states that the new cases are due to expatriate workers who were infected with the virus as a result of contact with individuals who were previously infected, in addition to recording new cases of infection among groups of workers in different regions. The new cases have been identified through track and trace team at the Ministry of Public Health.
Cases of infection have also increased significantly among citizens and residents as a result of contact with infected family members who had been infected in the workplace or through visits and family gatherings.
The new confirms cases of infection have been introduced to complete isolation in the various medical facilities in the country, where they receive the necessary healthcare according to the health status of each case.
The Ministry states that the three deaths recorded today belong to people aged 41, 52 and 70 years old who were receiving medical care in intensive care units.
The Ministry of Public Health offers sincere condolences and great sympathy to the families of the deceased.