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QATAR

191,979

Total Cases

340

Total Deaths

170,787

Total Recovered

20,852

Total Active Cases

+5

New Deaths

+981

New Cases


via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- Ooredoo to help support those unemployed due to Covid-19 this Ramadan - MENAFN.COM

Ooredoo Qatar will be working with non-profit organisation Silatech this Ramadan to raise funds, which will go towards helping those who have experienced negative financial impact due to Covid-19.

Ooredoo's sponsorship forms part of its Ooredoo Al Khair campaign launched during the holy month of Ramadan to provide support to a number of charitab

via thepeninsulaqatar04/13/2021

Qatar stresses commitment to support COVAX global initiative at UN forum - The Peninsula Qatar

The State of Qatar stressed its commitment to the COVAX global initiative for providing access to COVID-19 vaccine on an international scale, stressing that the disproportionate negative impact of the pandemic requires paying special attention to the most vulnerable segments, in order to help them stay resilient and recover.

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- Ministry approves one more health facility for Covid-19 PCR test - MENAFN.COM

Doha: Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has added one more private health facility to do PCR test for the novel coronavirus.

MoPH added Al Salam Medical Polyclinic - Al Khaisa to the list and now there are 46 health facilities approved for Covid-19 testing. 

Recently Ministry had decided to unify the price of Corona

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- 98.4% of vaccinated people not infected with Covid-19: official - MENAFN.COM

About 98.4% of the people who have received the Covid-19 vaccine have not been infected with the virus, a senior health official has said.
Only about 1.5% of those vaccinated got infected either after the first or second dose, Dr Muna al-Maslamani, medical director of the Communicable Disease Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), t


via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- COVID-19 vaccines 98.4% effective: Health official - MENAFN.COM

Doha: Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Dr. Muna Al Maslamani,  has said that about 98.4 percent of those who received the vaccine did not get coronavirus infection, since the beginning of the vaccination drive in Qatar until March 28.

Only 1.5 percent were infected either after the first or

via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- Ministry announces Ramadan timing for Covid-19 vaccination at QNCC - MENAFN.COM

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health announced the working hours at the Qatar National Convention Centre for the vaccination campaign during Ramadan.

QNCC will be open from 9am to 1am every day of the week, including Friday and Saturday.

MoPH had recently announced a set of new measures to improve the entry and waiting process for patients wan

via arabnews04/12/2021

Qatar opposes Heathrow airport's plan to raise $3.8bn - Arab News

RIYADH: London’s Heathrow airport faces opposition from some board members to its plan to raise £2.8 billion ($3.8 billion) from airlines and customers by increasing airport prices, the Telegraph reported. The plan is “unreasonable, not in the consumer interest and should be rejected,” said Qatar Airways, whose owner, the Qatar Investment Authority, is also Heathrow’s

via arabnews04/13/2021

Saudi Arabia's crown prince receives call from Qatar emir - Arab News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. During the call, Sheikh Tamim congratulated the crown prince on the advent of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Prince Mohammed also exchanged well wishes on the occasion.

via menafn04/13/2021

Five people die of Covid-19 in Qatar 250 travellers test positive on April 13 - MENAFN.COM

Doha: Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 981 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 593 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 170,787.

Out of 981 new cases, 731 are community cases and 250 from travellers returning from abroad.

The ministry also announ


via thepeninsulaqatar04/13/2021

Janan vessel begins research journey - The Peninsula Qatar

Janan Research Vessel kicked off its research journey on Sunday to study the state of marine environment in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) within the program of monitoring the marine environment of the State of Qatar, implemented by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory Department, in cooperation with the Environmental Science Center of Qatar University.

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- QIAF joins hands with Florence Biennale for 2021 edition - MENAFN.COM

- The collaboration will benefit the artists from Qatar and around the region, who wish to participate in the Florence Biennale and at the same time will benefit the global artist to take part in QIAF 2021  
Artists and art galleries have fast been adapting to the new phenomenon caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic world over. It has

via thepeninsulaqatar04/12/2021

COVID-19 vaccines 98.4% effective: Health official - The Peninsula Qatar

Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Dr. Muna Al Maslamani,  has said that about 98.4 percent of those who received the vaccine did not get coronavirus infection, since the beginning of the vaccination drive in Qatar until March 28

via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- Over 350 booked for violating Covid-19 precautionary measure - MENAFN.COM

Doha : Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials have intensified efforts to take action against individuals violating various Covid-19 precautionary measures in the country and have reported 369 violations in the country. 

216 were booked for not wearing masks in public while 13 were found violating the limit allowed in a vehicl

via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- MoTC conducts Covid awareness campaign for seafarers - MENAFN.COM

As Qatar reimposes some of Covid-19 curbs, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), represented by Maritime Transport Affairs, has conducted a new awareness and control campaign to ensure maritime vessels' helmsmen and users follow the recommended preventive and precautionary measures.
The campaign also inspected other relevant maritime


via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- MOI reports 476 Covid-19 precautionary measure violations - MENAFN.COM

Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials have intensified efforts to take action against individuals violating various Covid-19 precautionary measures in the country and have reported 476 violations in the country. 

318 were booked for not wearing masks in public while 9 were found violating the limit allowed in a vehicle, which is specified as

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- 100 acute beds added for Covid-19 patients at Hazm Mebaireek Hospital - MENAFN.COM

Doha: The second phase of the new Field Hospital at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital opens today.

The Hamad Medical Corporation made this announcement on its Twitter account stating that the second phase of the new Field Hospital at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital, which provides an additional 100 acute beds to care for COVID-19 patients, opened

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- QU's Student Clubs hosts over 150 activities despite COVID-19 - MENAFN.COM

Qatar University's (QU) Student Clubs and Organizations manage students' activities, giving them opportunities to organize activities related to their growth professionally and learning life skills. This year, students organized events to keep pace with the preventive measures about the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year the Students Club and Organiza

via menafn04/13/2021

Qatar- Ramadan timings of QNCC and drive-through Covid-19 vaccination centres - MENAFN.COM

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced the Ramadan timings of the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) Covid-19 vaccination facility as well as the Al Wakra and Lusail Drive-Through Vaccination Centres. QNCC will be open from 9am to 1am every day of the week, including Friday and Saturday, during the holy month of Ramadan, the MoPH sai

via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- Ramadan timings for drive-through Covid-19 vaccination centres - MENAFN.COM

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced the working hours of the drive-through vaccination centres at Lusail and Al Wakra during the Holy month of Ramadan.

The centres will operate from 1pm to midnight everyday throughout Ramadan with the last entry at 11pm. 

The drive-through centers are for second doses only. People ar

via menafn04/12/2021

Qatar- Peru fast count predicts run-off between leftist Castillo and conservative Fujimori - MENAFN.COM

Far-left candidate Pedro Castillo will face conservative Keiko Fujimori in a June run-off of Peru's presidential election, according to a fast count by pollster Ipsos of more than two thirds of votes cast in Sunday's election.
Castillo, a 51-year-old union leader and primary school teacher, secured 18.6% of the votes, while 14.5% went to Fujimori, th