Ministry of Public Health today announces 1,517 confirmed new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), with 1,965 people recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The Ministry also announces one additional death due to the virus.
The Ministry states that in the last 24 hours 14 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 229.
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.
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 Ministry states that the death recorded today belong to a 51-year-old who was in intensive care.
Ministry of Public Health states that the State of Qatar has now started to overcome the stage of the peak 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.