MoPH announces 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Qatar
As relevant authorities in Qatar ramp up detection, monitoring, and management efforts to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced new cases of the virus in the country.
With these 11 new cases announced, the total active COVID-19 cases recorded in Qatar has now reached 496.
So far, at least 12,258 people have undergone COVID-19 testing in Qatar, and 41 patients recovered.
As health authorities in the country continue to implement the highest level of monitoring, detection, and management procedures to deal with the virus, the public has been advised to follow certain measures to safeguard their health.
This includes washing your hands often, using hand sanitizers, and keeping a distance of at least one meter (3 feet) from people who have symptoms of illness.
MoPH also advises citizens and residents to use a sleeve to cover the nose and mouth while coughing and sneezing in public or to use tissue paper and dispose it appropriately.
For any queries, or concerns related to COVID-19 in Qatar, the public can contact a 24/7 hotline set up by the Ministry. The hotline number is 16000 and is toll-free.
Here's everything you need to know about the virus, including ways to protect yourself.
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