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Ministry announces 257 new Covid-19 cases and 292 recoveries on Aug 21

Aug 21, 2020

Ministry of Public Health today recorded 257 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 292 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 113,216. 

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 116,481 and there are 3072 active cases under treatment. So far, 193 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 4849 tests in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 577122 tests. There are 32 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours.

Five 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 66.

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.