114 more test positive for virus, one more recovers Apr 03, 2020 0 529 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar on Thursday saw 114 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total to 949, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced. One more person also succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll to three in Qatar.In a statement, the MoPH said some of the new cases are related to travellers who returned to Qatar from abroad and were subjected to quarantine upon arrival. Other new cases were in contact with positive cases in Qatar. All the newly-infected cases were put into quarantine and are receiving necessary medical care.The MoPH said it conducted COVID-19 tests on 1,435 people on Thursday, bringing the total number of tests to 26,260 so far. One more person recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 72.The MoPH announced the third COVID-19 death of an 85-year-old resident who was suffering from acute pneumonia. The deceased was admitted to intensive care immediately upon his diagnosis on Wednesday, and treatment and medical care was provided to him immediately. The ministry extended condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased. RELATED ARTICLES QC donates food items to Kenyan community Apr 03, 2020 0 745 Six hours a day work for construction workers Apr 03, 2020 0 3932 Amir, Libya’s Sarraj discuss ways to combat COVID-19 Apr 03, 2020 0 916 Qatar funds employment of 100 medics in Gaza The Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, in cooperation and coordination with Qatar Fund for Development, will finance the employment of 100 medical personnel including doctors and nurses in the Gaza Strip .. SJC, MoI start remote court hearings QNA Doha The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), in cooperation with the Ministry of the Interior, on Thursday started the remote trial service as part of preventive measures taken by the state to combat the coronavirus .. ‘Qatar making collective efforts to beat virus’ Qatar is adopting a collective approach in combating coronavirus (COVID-19), with combining all of the governmental and civil efforts in a significant cooperation with World Health Organisation (WHO), Minister of .. PM chairs Supreme Committee for Crisis Management meet Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al Thani, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management, on Thursday chaired the third meeting of the Supreme Committee for ..