Dubai: Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health reported on Friday 126 new coronavirus confirmed cases, bringing the total number of infections to 1075, the Qatar News Agency reported.
The ministry also reported another 21 recoveries, pushing the tally of recovered patients to 93, adding that currently there are 979 active covid-19 patients receiving treatment across the country’s hospitals.
The ministry said it has tested more than 28, 413 people so far and that only three death cases have been confirmed so far.
“Some new cases are related to travelers who came to Qatar and others related to contacts,” QNA said in a tweet.
Qatar has closed all non-vital businesses until further notice as part of the country’s efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Vital sectors like supermarkets and pharmacies remain open.
The government also shut down all shops and bank branches in shopping malls, except for food stores and pharmacies, in addition to closing down part of the Industrial Area. Mosques and communal religious prayers, including Friday prayers, have also been suspended.