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COVID-19: New cases fall below 4,000 in Qatar as virus claims life of 71-year-old

  • Jan 17, 2022
  • Author: QT-Online
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Tribune News Network
Qatar on Monday reported 3,998 COVID-19 cases – 3,481 among community and 517 among travellers.
The Ministry of Public Health also reported 2,879 recoveries. With this, the active cases in Qatar reached 41,717 while the total recoveries jumped to 260,896.
In the last 24 hours, the virus claimed the life of a 71-year-old, raising the total number of deaths so far to 627.
As many as 34,561 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total doses given out so far to 5,447,278.

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