A new case the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was announced by the Qatar Ministry of Public Health. The new case comes from a Qatari national who was evacuated from Iran via private plane last February 27. The patients has been admitted and placed under isolation and is currently in stable condition.
As of March 3, 2020, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Qatar have risen to 9.
Below is a Tweet from the Ministry of Public Health regarding the new confirmed cases:
Ministry of Public Health announced that one new case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Qatar, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 8. The infected patient is a citizen who was evacuated from Iran by Qatar on a private plane on February 27. #QNA pic.twitter.com/nOpWTtxP9x
— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) March 3, 2020
MOPH Reports New Case of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
The Ministry of Public Health will continue to monitor those who have been in quarantine for any symptoms and will continue to take all necessary measures to limit the spread of the virus.
The Ministry has also set up a dedicated, round-the-clock call center to answer all questions and inquiries related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The hotline number is 16000 and is toll-free.