Today, the Ministry of Public Health announced the registration of 258 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19), and the recovery of 291 cases in the last twenty-four hours, bringing the total number of recoveries from the disease in the State of Qatar to 114099 cases, in addition to the registration of a new death.
The Ministry issued a statement regarding the developments of the Coronavirus in the State of Qatar, which included the following: New
cases of infection and recovery:
258 new confirmed cases infected with the Coronavirus “Covid-19”.
291 people recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries in Qatar to 114099.
A new death was registered (63 years), who had received the necessary medical care.
All new cases have been placed in isolation and they are receiving necessary health care according to their health status.
The current situation of COVID-19:
The efforts of the State of Qatar to address the Coronavirus (Covid-19), flatten the curve and limit the spread of the virus, have succeeded with the decrease in the number of daily cases, as well as the decrease in the number of hospital admissions per week.
The proactive and intensive examination of suspected cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) contributed to identifying a large number of confirmed cases of the virus in the community.
The State of Qatar is one of the countries in the world with the lowest death rate for the Coronavirus (Covid-19), for several reasons, including: –
The health sector provides high-quality health care to those infected with the Coronavirus.
The youth segment constitutes the largest percentage of the population of the State of Qatar.
Pre-examinations to identify infected cases early.
Raise the capacity of hospitals, especially the intensive care units, to ensure that all patients receive the necessary care
Working to protect the elderly and those with chronic diseases from the risk of infection with the Coronavirus.
The easing of restrictions and the decrease in the number of daily cases does not mean that the Corona pandemic has ended in the State of Qatar, as some patients with moderate and severe symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid-19) are admitted daily to hospital.
We must follow all preventive measures to avoid a new wave of the virus and increase the number of infected cases, especially with the presence of indications of this occurring in many countries of the world.
We must now more than ever be vigilant and take care to protect the individuals most vulnerable to complications from the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
What you can do:
While the restrictions of Covid-19 in Qatar are gradually being lifted, it is important for everyone to play their part in controlling the virus by following the following preventive measures:
Avoid physical closeness with others and avoid crowded places, as well as avoiding closed places full of people –
Commitment to social distancing.
Regular hand washing.
It is important that we continue to protect the elderly and people with chronic diseases.
It is advised to apply the precautionary measures and preventive measures related to the Coronavirus “Covid-19” when staying at home with the elderly and people with chronic diseases, and this includes physical distancing, wearing a mask, and continuing to wash hands with soap and water.
Anyone suffering from Covid-19 symptoms should call the helpline at 16000 or go directly to one of the specified health centers to undergo the necessary checks, which are Muaither, Rawdat Al Khail, Umm Salal or Al Gharafa health centers, as early detection of the disease contributes to Ease of access to necessary treatment and quick recovery from illness.
Regularly visit the Ministry of Public Health website for the latest information.