1632 new Covid-19 cases reported in Qatar on May 17
Ministry of Public Health today announces the registration of 1632 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 582 people newly recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries in the State of Qatar to 4370 cases
The total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now stands at 32604 and there are 28219 active cases under treatment. So far, 15 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.
Ministry conducted 4,874 tests in last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 157570 tests.
During the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health recorded 18 cases admitted to intensive care due to complications resulting from the infection, bringing the total number of cases receiving care in intensive care to 165 cases.
The Ministry states that the new cases are due to expatriate workers who were infected with the virus as a result of contact with individuals who were previously infected, in addition to recording new cases of infection among groups of workers in different regions. The new cases have been identified after conducting investigations by the research and investigation teams of the Ministry of Public Health.
Cases of infection have also increased among citizens and residents as a result of contact with infected family members who had been infected in the workplace or through visits and family gatherings. In this context, the Ministry affirms that the high number of injuries among citizens and residents is due to the lack of compliance by some with precautionary measures, the most important of which is social separation and reduced exit from the home and social visits.
In this context, the Ministry affirms that the high number of injuries among citizens and residents is due to the lack of compliance by some with precautionary measures, the most important of which is social separation and reduced exit from the home and social visits.