Qatar sends COVID-19 relief aid to four countries
Qatar has made it abundantly clear that the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is one that requires global solidarity.
Through its continued humanitarian efforts to support countries deeply impacted by the pandemic, Qatar has come to the aid of several countries to help them confront the disease and curb its spread.
Earlier, upon the directives of HH the Amir, Qatar extended a helping hand toward countries including China, Iran, Italy, Palestine, and Lebanon, to support their efforts to tackle the virus.
Building upon these efforts, the country yesterday sent urgent COVID-19 relief aid to four more countries.
According to QFFD, a total of 45 tonnes of medical aid, including medical equipment and supplies was sent to Algeria, Nepal, Tunisia, and Rwanda, through Qatar Airways.
وصلت إلى مطار هواري بومدين الدولي بالعاصمة الجزائر صباح اليوم شحنة مساعدات طبية أمر بها حضرة صاحب السمو الشيخ تميم بن حمد آل ثاني أمير البلاد المفدى (حفظه الله) إلى الجزائر الشقيقة لمساعدتها في مواجهة جائحة كورونا، وذلك عبر @qatarairwaysar .@qatar_fund pic.twitter.com/uN5QHxq9F4— QatarEmbassy_Algeria (@QatarEmbAlgeria) April 29, 2020
Upon the directives of HH the Amir to send urgent medical aid as a support from Qatar to the efforts made by Tunisia in combating the coronavirus, the urgent shipment of medical aid (about 10 tons) arrived in the capital, Tunis, provided through Qatar Fund for Development. #QNA pic.twitter.com/6ibhCTzobr— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) April 29, 2020
In support of friends in the Republic of #Rwanda to combat the outbreak of #covid19 , the urgent medical aid shipments has arrived earlier this morning containing 15 tons of medical supplies and protective equipment. pic.twitter.com/aOqtFrOO1X— Qatar Fund For Development صندوق قطر للتنمية (@qatar_fund) April 29, 2020
Upon the directives of HH the Amir to send urgent medical aid as a support from Qatar to the efforts made by Nepal in combating coronavirus pandemic, the urgent shipment of medical aid arrived today in the capital Kathmandu. #QNA pic.twitter.com/kFe3iexzSF— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) April 29, 2020
Meanwhile, 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.
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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