Qatar sees record 1,193 COVID-19 recoveries in a day May 26, 2020 0 6196 12345 QNADohaQatar on Monday recorded 1,751 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), with a record 1,193 patients recovering from the virus in a day, bringing the total recoveries to 10,363.Sadly, three people succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll in the country to 26.In a statement, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said 22 people were admitted to intensive care due to the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the intensive care to 202.The ministry stated that the new cases are expatriate workers who were infected with the virus as a result of contact with individuals who were previously infected, in addition to recording new cases of infection among groups of workers in different regions.The new cases have been identified after conducting investigations by the research and investigation teams of the Ministry of Public Health that contributed to the early detection of cases.Cases of infection have also increased among citizens and residents as a result of contact with infected family members who had been infected in the workplace or through visits and family gatherings.The new confirmed cases of infection have been kept in complete isolation in various medical facilities across the country where they are receiving the necessary healthcare according to the health status of each case.The ministry revealed that the number of positive cases among citizens and residents witnessed a significant rise, with the number of infections relating to family gatherings, visits, and sharing meals together with relatives and extended families has doubled, as they ignored the preventive measures recommended by the relevant authorities in the country, including non-visits and social distancing.The ministry stated that the three new deaths were a 62-year-old, a 52-year-old and 64-year-old, all of whom were receiving treatment in intensive care. The ministry offered condolences and sympathy to the families of the deceased.The MoPH urged anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 infection to quickly contact the unified helpline (16000), or go to one of the virus testing centres, as the earlier the disease is detected, the easier and faster the chances of recovery from it. RELATED ARTICLES Amir congratulates King of Jordan May 26, 2020 0 6913 Qatar distributes 50,000 food kits to expat communities to celebrate Eid May 26, 2020 0 3746 Qatar condemns southern Somalia explosion May 26, 2020 0 6225 I received the best care to beat COVID-19: Iraqi doctor Catherine W Gichuki Doha A specialist paediatric surgeon at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), who beat coronavirus, has praised the excellent medical care he received for his recovery. Dr Muthana al Salihi, an Iraqi .. HMC sees 754 emergency gastro cases on second day of Eid Hamad Medical Corporation’s Hamad General Hospital (HGH) and Al Wakrah Hospital Emergency Departments received 754 cases on the second day of Eid Al Fitr on Monday. A majority of the cases were related to the .. Gulf dispute poses a challenge to march of GCC: Secy-Gen QNA Riyadh The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr Nayef Falah Mubarak al Hajraf has underlined that the GCC had been facing many challenges during the past four decades. It has witnessed many ..