The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) published the list of Covid-19 updates in the State of Qatar. Following are the Covid-19 updates of August 17, 2021.
- A total of 269 new Covid-19 cases were reported today in Qatar.
- 239 people recovered from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
- The total number of recoveries in Qatar now stands at 226,389.
- Out of the 269 new cases, 86 are travellers returning from abroad and 183 cases are from the community.
- No death was reported today.
- The total death toll from the coronavirus stands at 601.
- There are a total of 2,707 active cases in Qatar.
- The total number of Covid-19 cases reported in the country is 229,697.
- 2,425,754 tests have been conducted in the country so far.
Latest update and statement on Coronavirus, Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 269 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 231 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 226,389. #Qatar #Covid19 pic.twitter.com/g269spODC7
— Marsad Qatar – English (@marsadqatare) August 17, 2021
- 5575 people were tested for the first time in the past 24 hours.
- A total of 28,742 tests were conducted today in Qatar.
- 27,729 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours.
- 4,162,791 have been administered since the beginning of the vaccination campaign.
- 24 people continue to receive treatment in ICU.
- Three persons were admitted to the intensive care unit in the past 24 hours.
- The total number of patients in the hospital now is 76 as 10 new cases of hospital admission were reported in the past 24 hours.
The authorities are strictly urging the people in Qatar to follow the precautionary measures in the country. All should wear masks, avoid close contact with others, wash hands regularly and always maintain a physical distance.
- Wearing a face mask.
- Adherence to physical distancing.
- Washing hands regularly.
- Avoid close contact with others.
Anyone suffering any kind of Covid-19 symptoms should immediately contact the 16000 helplines. The earlier the disease is detected the easier will be to start the treatment.