Daily COVID infections fall below 600 in over 40 days May 07, 2021 0 1837 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe daily COVID-19 infections fell below 600 for the first time in over 40 days on Thursday. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday reported 593 COVID-19 cases — 389 from community and 204 from travellers returning from abroad.Qatar recorded 602 cases on March 26 and 587 cases on March 25.Also, 1,321 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries in Qatar to 198,277.Sadly, four people aged 49, 63, 68 and 73 years succumbed to the virus. Three of them had a history of chronic diseases, the MoPH said.As per the vaccination programme, as many as 30,557 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1,732,471.“Almost 47.7 percent of the eligible population has now received at least one dose of the vaccine,” the MoPH said. About 87 percent of people over 60 (the most vulnerable population group) have been vaccinated with at least one dose, while 78.4 percent have received both doses, it added. RELATED ARTICLES Attorney General orders arrest of finance minister May 07, 2021 0 2011 COVID vaccines effective against S Africa, UK variants: Qatar study May 07, 2021 0 1466 Amir, Turkish president review bilateral relations May 07, 2021 0 2037 Emadi removed, Kuwari given charge as finance minister QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has issued Amiri Order No (1) of 2021 relieving Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi from his position, and entrusting Minister of Commerce .. Qatar launches astro-tourism programmes The Pink Supermoon illuminated the skies in Qatar as everywhere else in the world on the eves of April 26 and 27. It was an astronomical event that occurs when the moon is at its perigee, or the point in its elliptical orbit at .. Amir sends message to Kenyan prez His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sent a written message to President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta. The message pertains to bilateral relations between the two countries .. Qatar will always strive for good & to be a maker of peace: Amir QNA &TNN Doha His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has congratulated Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, President of Somalia, and Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, for their wise and ..