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244 Covid-19 cases and 240 recoveries in Qatar on Aug 26

Aug 26, 2020

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 244 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 240 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 114,558. 

Out of the 244 ?new cases, 230 are community cases and 14 from travellers returning from abroad.

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 117,742 and there are 2990 active cases under treatment. So far, 194 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 4665 tests in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 604112 tests. There are 41 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours.
One patient was 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 63.

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.