There’s now a total of 15 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Qatar. According to an announcement from the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), the new infected cases include 3 expat who are residing in the state of Qatar. They have been admitted to the Communicable Disease Center and have been placed in isolation.
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To help prevent the spread and control the virus, the Qatar government has recently banned entry to travellers from 14 countries.
In case you have questions/concerns regarding the virus and your health, the Ministry of Public Health has a dedicated call center to answer all the questions and inquiries related to COVID-19. The hotline number is 16000 and is toll-free.
Below is a Tweet from the Ministry of Public Health regarding the new confirmed cases:
MOPH Reports Three New Cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
The new cases are for three expatriate residents. The patients have been admitted to the communicable disease center under complete isolation. Those who shared accommodations with the patients, or had contact with them, have been quarantined and are being tested to ensure they are free from infection.
MOPH confirms that the risk for a COVID-19 outbreak in Qatar remains low.
MOPH has set up a dedicated, round-the-clock call center to answer all the questions and inquiries related to COVID-19. The hotline number is 16000 and is toll-free.