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Qatar announces 394 new Covid-19 cases, 402 recoveries on July 24

Jul 24, 2020

Ministry of Public Health today recorded 394 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 402 people re-covered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 105420. 

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 108638 and there are 3054 active cas-es under treatment. So far, 164 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 5351 tests in last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 464674 tests. There are 41 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours. 

Seven 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 101.

“Even though restrictions are being lifted, and numbers are declining, this does not mean that the COVID-19 pandemic is finished in Qatar – every day between 50 and 100 people are admitted to hospi-tal with moderate to severe COVID-19 symptoms. Unless we follow all precautionary measures, we may experience a second wave of the virus and see numbers increasing – there are already signs of this happening in other countries around the world. Avoid close contact with others, crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people aggregate. Now more than ever, we must be careful and protect the most vulnerable,” the ministry said in a statement.

The Ministry of Public Health urged anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 to contact the unified helpline (16000), or to go to one of the virus testing centers, since the earlier detection of the disease results in a better chance of recovery. 

The main screening centers include Muaither Health Center, Rawdat Al Khail Health Center, Umm Slal Health Center, and Al Gharafa Health Center.