88-year-old Qatari man beats COVID-19 May 29, 2020 0 11054 12345 QNADohaAn 88-year-old Qatari man beat the COVID-19 and was discharged from Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital (HMGH) after his recovery, according to the Hamad Medical Corporation. The man is believed to be the oldest person in the country to have recovered from COVID-19. He spent 11 days at HMGH, where he had been admitted in mid-May with COVID-19 and a fractured femur (thighbone). His recovery is not only a tangible example of the high-quality care provided by HMC, but it is also a cautionary tale of how dangerous this virus can be, especially to the most vulnerable members of the community. The man has been transferred to Rumailah Hospital where he will continue to receive treatment, including physiotherapy and rehabilitation.“Thank God the patient has recovered from COVID-19 in addition to a fracture in his thighbone. Our teams here at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital performed the necessary surgery to repair his femur and we also treated him for COVID-19. He has been discharged from our hospital and will now continue his recovery and receive physiotherapy at Rumailah Hospital,” said Hussein Abdulaziz al Ishaq, Executive Director of Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital .Ishaq pointed out the major efforts made to treat COVID-19 infected people according to an integrated treatment system under the supervision of Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed al Kuwari, and Chair of the COVID-19 System-Wide Incident Command Committee (SWICC) at HMC Dr Saad al Kaabi and Medical Director of the National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) and a member of SWICC Dr Mohamed Salem. He said COVID-19 patients are receiving world-class care.The patient’s family expressed their appreciation for the team at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital. RELATED ARTICLES New protocol for COVID-19 patients: HMC May 29, 2020 0 7661 Unjust siege threatens region’s security and stability: Qatar May 29, 2020 0 11283 Amir, Russian president review bilateral ties May 29, 2020 0 13567 Govt offices will revert to COVID-19 timings from Sunday: MADLSA Tribune News Network Doha With the Eid holidays coming to an end, government offices in Qatar will adhere to the work hours announced earlier as part of the COVID-19 precautionary measures. All offices in the government .. Record 2,116 COVID-19 recoveries in a day Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Thursday recorded 1,967 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 2,116 new recovered cases, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 15,399. The ministry also .. Mosques to remain shut: Awqaf The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has clarified that prayers at mosques will continue to remain suspended. Responding to the news shared on social media about reopening of mosques, the ministry .. Qatar quitting GCC reports incorrect and baseless: Khater Qatar on Thursday denied that it plans to quit the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). “Reports claiming that Qatar is considering leaving the GCC are wholly incorrect and baseless,” HE Lolwah al Khater, Assistant Foreign ..