Qatar reports 235 new COVID-19 cases, 122,449 in total

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-16 22:12:56|Editor: huaxia

DOHA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Qatari health ministry on Wednesday announced 235 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 122,449, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

Meanwhile, 256 more recovered from the virus, bringing the total recoveries to 119,400, while the fatalities remained 208 with no new death reported, according to a ministry statement quoted by QNA.

The ministry reiterated the need to take preventive measures, including staying home and observing social distancing.

A total of 704,982 people in Qatar have taken lab tests for COVID-19 so far. Enditem