Qatar records 103 new COVID-19 cases on July 3

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Qatar records 103 new COVID-19 cases on July 3

Qatar on Saturday recorded 103 new COVID-19 cases — 63 from within the community and 40 among travellers returning from abroad.

The Ministry of Public Health also reported 160 recoveries. With this, the active cases in Qatar declined to 1,601 while the total recoveries jumped to 220,060.

In the last 24 hours, the virus claimed the life of a 52-year-old, raising the total number of deaths so far to 592.

As many as 15,017 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total doses given out so far to 3,226,308.

4,719 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (17,311 tests in total) taking the total tests done so far to 2,182,633 tests.

 

There was no admission in intensive care in the last 24 hours and 46 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.

There were six cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total number of patients in the hospital to 83.

With the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Qatar, it is important for every-one to play their role in controlling the virus by following precautionary measures:

- Adherence to physical distancing.

- Avoid close contact with others, crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.

- Wearing a face mask

- Washing hands regularly.

Anyone suffering from COVID-19 symptoms should contact 16000 helpline immediately. This is important as the earlier the disease is detected the easier it will be to receive the right treatment and recover from it.

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