The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 216 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.
It said that 20 people recovered from the coronavirus infection, taking the number of recovered people to 247.
The ministry said the new cases are related to travellers who came to Qatar from coronavirus-hit countries and others related to contacts, including citizens and residents.
Some other new cases were reported among expatriate workers.
The new cases have been quarantined and are receiving the necessary medical care.
The health ministry calls on all members of society to stay at home and not go out except where absolutely necessary.
It also requests all members of society to co-operate fully and adhere to all health guidelines and preventive measures to reduce the risk of infection, including sticking to social and physical distancing guidelines.
It also recommends that the public regularly visit the MoPH website to find out more advice about staying safe.
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