DOHA: Qatar on Saturday recorded a slight drop in new cases of coronavirus, with 174 people infected with the virus in the last 24 hours and there were 186 cases of recovery, the Ministry of Public Health has said.
Out of the 174 new cases, 139 are community cases and 35 from travellers returning from abroad.
So far, 235 people have died from the coronavirus in Qatar.
There are 2,727 active cases under treatment. The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar is 137,062. The total number of recoveries stands at 134,100.
The health authorities conducted a total of 8,106 tests in the last 24 hours (of which 3,780 people were tested for the first time) taking the total number of Covid-19 tests in the country so far to 1,075,890.
There were 19 cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of patients in hospitals to 281. No one was admitted to intensive care unit resulting from infection.
The total number of cases receiving medical care in intensive care is currently 35.