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Qatar Covid Report: More than 500 new Kovid cases in Qatar

Doha, First Published Dec 30, 2021, 11:53 PM IST

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday announced that 542 more people in Qatar have been confirmed to be covid. Another 162 patients were cured in the country. A total of 2,45,348 people have been diagnosed with the disease so far.

Of the newly confirmed Kovid cases, 380 were through contact and 162 were from abroad. A new death was reported from Kovid. A total of 617 people have died of measles in Qatar. A total of 2,49,787 people have been confirmed by Kovid in the country.

Currently, 3,822 people are being treated for Kovid. An additional 27,247 Kovid tests were performed. So far, 3,168,202 Kovid tests have been conducted in Qatar. In the last 24 hours, six more people have been admitted to the intensive care unit with Kovid infection. There are currently 22 people in the intensive care unit.

Kovid tightens controls again in Qatar

Doha: Qatar has tightened covid restrictions since Friday. Masks are now mandatory not only in closed public spaces but also in open public spaces. Those who engage in outdoor sports are exempt from wearing the mask. The restrictions will take effect on Friday, December 31st.

If exhibitions, various events and conferences are held in open public places, the maximum efficiency should be 75%. Events should be held in closed spaces only at 50 percent capacity. About 90% of the participants must have completed the Kovid vaccination. Those who have not been vaccinated and those who have been partially vaccinated should have undergone a PCR test or a rapid antigen test. All events, exhibitions and conferences may be conducted only with the permission of the Ministry of Public Health. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice.

Last Updated Dec 30, 2021, 11:53 PM IST

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