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Qatar’s COVID-19 death toll crosses 100 as 1,199 more people test positive

Jun 24, 2020

Ministry of Public Health today announced 1,199 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), 1,582 recoveries and 5 deaths from the virus in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of recovered people in Qatar to 73,083. 

The total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now stands at 90778 and there are 17591 active cases under treatment. So far, 104 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar. Ministry conducted 4231 tests in last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 333172 tests.

In the last 24 hours, 7 new patients were admitted to intensive care due to health complications resulting from infection, bringing the total number of critical cases that are currently in intensive care to 219.

The deaths recorded today were receiving the necessary medical care, and were 57, 58, 77, 85 and 93 years old. 

The Ministry confirmed that efforts to tackle the COVID-19 virus in Qatar have succeeded in flattening the curve and reducing the impact of the virus by a large percentage thanks to the preventive measures taken and the cooperation of all members of society. 

Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 should either quickly contact the 16000 helpline or go directly to one of the designated health centers for testing. This is important as the earlier the disease is detected the easier it will be to receive the right treatment and recover from it. 

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

Preventive measures should continue to be observed throughout the gradually lifting of restrictions as the failure to do so may lead to the return of the virus outbreak in the country, Ministry added.