Qatar sees drop in daily COVID cases Apr 18, 2021 0 1322 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe number of daily COVID-19 infections in Qatar dropped on Saturday after staying over 970 for many days.Qatar on Saturday reported 827 COVID-19 cases — 579 from community and 248 from travellers returning from abroad, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in its daily report.On Friday there were 978 cases, on Thursday 989, and on Wednesday 984 cases.Also, 659 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries in Qatar to 173,257.Sadly, nine people aged 44, 45, 53, 59, 60, 65, 70, 76 and 83 years succumbed to the virus. Seven of them had a history of chronic disease. All were receiving the necessary medical care.The MoPH said a total of 1,225,110 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the start of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme. As many as 15,462 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the past 24 hours, it added. RELATED ARTICLES 35 years & above now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine: MoPH Apr 18, 2021 0 2061 Qatar committed to fair production and supply of vaccines: Sheikha Alya Apr 18, 2021 0 1125 British royal family bids farewell to Prince Philip Apr 18, 2021 0 1083 QFC, Labuan IBFC sign deal to boost cooperation QNA Doha Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Labuan IBFC Inc to develop long term cooperation and boost economic and financial sector ties between the .. Thousands to benefit from Awqaf food distribution scheme QNA Doha About 1,500 families and 2,500 workers will benefit from the second edition of the food kit distribution project of the General Department of Endowments of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs .. Action against 362 for flouting COVID norms Tribune News Network Doha As many as 362 people were on Saturday referred to Public Prosecution for violating various COVID-19 safety norms. While 282 people were booked for not wearing masks, three faced action for ..