The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) Saturday announced the registration of 250 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and stated that 16 more people have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of people who have been cured in Qatar to 109.
Some of the new cases of infection are related to travelers returning from abroad or those who have been in contact with these travelers, the ministry said in a statement.
The statement added that the new cases have all been placed under complete quarantine, and they are receiving all necessary medical care.
In the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health has conducted 3,538 tests, bringing the total number of people so far tested to 31,951.
The number of total positive cases is 1,325 while the number of active Covid-19 cases under treatment is 1213.
According to the MoPH, three people have died so far from the disease.
The ministry has called upon citizens and residents under home quarantine to strictly adhere to the specific requirements and procedures. It also stressed the importance of staying at home and maintaining distance between people in curbing the pandemic.