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243 Covid-19 cases and 277 recoveries in Qatar on Aug 23

Aug 23, 2020

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 243 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 277 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 113,808. 

All new cases have been placed in isolation and are receiving necessary health care according to their health status.

The total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded in Qatar is 117,008 and there are 3007 active cases under treatment. So far, 193 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 5797 tests in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 589920 tests. There are 34 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours.

Three patients were admitted to intensive care due to health complications resulting from infection with the virus, bringing the total number of cases receiving medical care in intensive care currently to 68.

While the restrictions of COVID-19 are gradually being lifted in Qatar, it is important for everyone to play their role in controlling the virus by following precautionary measures:

Adherence to physical distancing.

Avoid?close contact with others,?crowded places, and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.

Wearing a face mask.

Washing hands regularly.