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COVID-19: New cases cross 4,000 for first time as virus claims two more lives

  • Jan 11, 2022
  • Author: QT-Online
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Tribune News Network
Doha
Qatar on Tuesday recorded 4,169 new COVID-19 cases — 3,573 from within the community and 596 among travellers returning from abroad.
The Ministry of Public Health also reported 828 recoveries.
With this, the active cases in Qatar reached 28,470 while the total recoveries jumped to 249,607.
In the last 24 hours, the virus claimed the lives of two persons aged 57 and 91, both had a history of chronic diseases, raising the total number of deaths so far to 621.
As many as 20,460 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total doses given out so far to 5,317,308.

What You Can Do
*With the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Qatar, it is important for everyone to play their role in controlling the virus by following precautionary measures:
*Adherence to physical distancing.
*Avoiding close contact with others, crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.
*Wearing a face mask.
*Washing hands regularly.
*Anyone suffering from COVID-19 symptoms should contact 16000 helpline immediately. This is important as the earlier the disease is detected the easier it will be to receive the right treatment and recover from it.
*Visit the MOPH website for regular updates and new information