49 travellers test Covid-19 positive in Qatar on Nov 19

Nov 19, 2020

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 208 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 218 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 133,691.

Out of the 208 new cases, 159 are community cases and 49 from travellers returning from abroad.

So far, 235 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

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 136,649 and there are 2,723 active cases under treatment.

4703 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (10687 tests in total) taking the total tests done so far to 1,067,758 tests.

There are 43 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total patients in the hospital to 289.

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 36.

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


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