Ministry confirms 235 new Covid-19 cases in Qatar as 256 recover on Sep 16

Sep 16, 2020

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 235 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 256 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 119,400.

Out of the 235 new cases, 223 are community cases and 12 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 122,449  and there are 2841 active cases under treatment. So far, 208 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 4568 tests in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 704,982 tests. There are 36 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total patients in the hospital to 415.

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 55.

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