Qatar reports 175 new COVID-19 cases, 126,339 in total
Xinhua News Agency | Oct 3, 2020 at 5:28 PM
DOHA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) — The Qatari health ministry Saturday announced 175 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 126,339, the official Qatar News Agency reported.
The ministry said that 194 more recovered from the virus, bringing the overall recoveries to 123,302, while one reportedly died, raising the fatalities to 216.
The ministry reiterated the need to take preventive measures, including staying at home and observing social distancing.
A total of 791,424 people in Qatar have taken lab tests for COVID-19 so far.