The Ministry of Public Health today announced the registration of 957 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the recovery of 54 cases, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 1,066.
The total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now stands at 11244 and there are 10168active cases under treatment. So far, 10 people had died from the coronavirus in Qatar. Ministry conducted 3420 tests in last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 85709 tests.
Most of the new cases registered are due to expatriate workers working in different occupations who have been in contact with previously discovered cases, as well as recording new cases of COVID-19 among groups of workers from outside the industrial area who were identified through testing by the Ministry of Public Health. This has contributed to the early detection of new cases.
The remainder of new cases infected with the virus have come from citizens and residents who have contracted the virus from members of their families, who in turn had contracted the virus through their workplaces or other places where they had been to exposed to infected people.
With 54 new recovered cases, the total number of people to have recovered from COVID-19 in Qatar is now 1,066.