14 more recover from virus; 279 new cases detected Apr 06, 2020 0 2272 12345 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases jumped by 279 to 1,604 in Qatar on Sunday as 14 more people recovered from the virus, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced.In a statement, the MoPH said so far 123 people have recovered from the virus.Sadly, an 88-year-old Qatari citizen, who was suffering from several chronic diseases and bacterial infection in the blood, succumbed to the coronavirus. So far, coronavirus have claimed four lives in Qatar.The MoPH said the deceased received intensive medical care upon his arrival at the hospital on Tuesday, March 3, and was given the necessary treatment and care, but his condition deteriorated resulting in his death on Sunday morning.The MoPH extended condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased.The MoPH said new cases are now in quarantine and are receiving necessary medical care.The MoPH said it conducted laboratory tests on 3,806 people to detect COVID-19 on Sunday. So far, a total of 35,757 tests have been conducted. “This is owing to the use of new laboratory techniques and increasing the number of laboratories being used. Work continues to increase the capacity of laboratories,” the MoPH said. (TNN) RELATED ARTICLES QU launches tech competition to fight COVID-19 Apr 06, 2020 0 1568 Ashghal opens new underpass and bridge at Mesaimeer Interchange Apr 06, 2020 0 458 QDB launches programme to support affected companies Apr 06, 2020 0 1272 COVID-19 awareness among workers The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has launched a campaign to raise awareness among workers to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The campaign includes .. ‘If COVID-19 measures work, life will return to normal in four weeks’ Tribune News Network Doha It will take at least four weeks to return to some kind of normalcy if the measures to contain the spread of coronavirus yield positive results, a top health official said on Sunday. “Four weeks is .. Coronavirus cases set to stabilise soon, says official Tribune News Network Doha The number of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported daily is likely to start stabilising soon, a top health official has said. “There are several reasons for the rise in new coronavirus .. FM, Lebanon FM discuss ways to beat COVID-19 QNA Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani on Sunday received a phone call from Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Lebanese Republic Nassif ..