Qatar records 144 new COVID-19 cases on July 9

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Qatar records 144 new COVID-19 cases on July 9

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 144 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 123 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 221,027.

Out of 144 new cases, 84 are community cases and 60 from travellers returning from abroad.

No death was reported in the last 24 hours. The total death toll from Covid-19 stands at 598.

14,624 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours.

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now is 223,175 and there are 1,550 active cases under treatment.

5,364 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (18,350 tests in total) taking the total tests done so far to 2,213,065 tests.

There were two admissions in intensive care in the last 24 hours and 38 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.

There were 10 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total number of patients in the hospital to 89.

The total number of vaccine doses administered since the start of the vaccination campaign is 3,383,787

77.7% of those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of Qatar have received at least one dose of this vaccine.

98.3% of the elderly over the age of 60 - who are considered one of the groups most vulnerable to severe complications caused by infection with the "Covid-19" virus - received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 93% of them received both doses of the vaccine.

 

What You Can Do

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

* Adherence to physical distancing.

* Avoiding 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.

* Visit the MOPH website for regular updates and new information. 

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