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DOHA: Qatar today recorded a slight increase in Covid-19 cases, with 235 new cases of coronavirus reported in the country.

The Ministry of Public Health also announced the death of a 70-year-old person.

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The Ministry said 212 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovery to 126,218. Out of the 235 new cases, 195 are community cases and 40 from travelers returning from abroad.

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar is 1,29,227 and there are 2,786 active cases under treatment. So far, 223 people died from the coronavirus in Qatar.

Ministry conducted 8,621 tests in the last 24 hours taking the total tests done so far to 869,857 There were 40 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total patients in the hospital 394. Four patients were admitted to intensive care.

The total number of cases in the intensive care unit is currently 52.