Qatar recorded 158 Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths on July 7, 2021

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) yesterday reported that there are 158 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 85 individuals have so far recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 220,762.

Among the new 158 Covid-19 cases, 89 have been infected from the community and 69 came in contact with the virus while traveling from abroad.

MOPH reported two deaths aged 38 and 75 years old, as the total death toll due to the deadly virus stays at 596. Two persons were admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) over the last 24 hours, and therefore 40 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.

Nine individuals were hospitalised due to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, and the overall number of patients in the hospital currently is 89. The total number of current active cases in Qatar is 1,560. 

19,192 tests were done in the last 24 hours and a total of 19,583 tests and the total tests done so far is 22,03,067 tests. 29,158 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours. The overall number of vaccine doses administered since the start of the vaccination campaign is 3,33,32,03. 

 

What you can do to avoid contacting the virus:

As the cases of Covid-19 increases in the State of Qatar, it is significant for all individual to contribute their effective part in curbing the virus by adhering to the mandatory preventive measures imposed by the government:

Maintaining safe and social distances in the public arenas.

Must avoid close contact with others individual who are in crowded places and confined closed spaces where other people congregate.

Wearing a face mask at all times.

Washing and sanitising hands at regular intervals.

Any individual suffering from COVID-19 symptoms must immediately contact the helpline number 16000. This is vital 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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