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Dubai: Qatar has reported the detection of 168 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of people infected with COVID-19 to 118,575.

One COVID-19 infected person has died from complications caused by the virus during the past 24 hours, taking the country’s death tally to 197, according to the latest coronavirus update announced by the Ministry of Public Health on Sunday.

The ministry revealed that 179 infected patients have fully recovered, pushing the country’s overall recovered cases to 115,430. There are now 2,948 active cases, including 409 who are critical and 66 serious cases who are under intensive care.

The latest cases were detected after the ministry conducted 4,481 PCR tests during the last 24 hours, pushing the total number of people tested across the country to 624,909.