Qatar field hospital
A field hospital set up by Qatari authorities to treat people infected with the coronavirus is pictured on May 11, 2020 in Doha. Image Credit: AFP

Dubai: Qatar has reported 1,733 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 28,272, the Ministry of Public Health announced on Thursday.

The ministry announced the recovery of 213 COVID-19 patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 3,356.

No new fatalities have been reported, keeping the virus-related death toll in Qatar at 14.

The number of daily reported cases in Qatar have been on the rise in the last few days, with 1,390 detected on Wednesday, 1,526 infections detected on Tuesday and 1,103 cases confirmed on Monday.

Qatar has been ramping up its efforts to test more people, and has conducted more than 139,127 coronavirus tests.