DOHA: Three people died of Covid-19 in Qatar in the past 24 hours and the country reported 158 new cases of coronavirus, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said.
The Ministry said 224 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 216,123.
The dead are aged 38, 45 and 50 years and the total death toll from Covid-19 in the country till today is 573.
Out of 158 new cases, 103 are community cases and 55 are travellers returning from abroad.
The total number of positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Qatar till now is 219,138 and there are 2,442 active cases under treatment.
The Ministry said 5,693 people were tested for the first time in the last 24 hours (17,253 tests in total) taking the total tests done so far to 2,062,349.
One person was admitted to intensive care in the last 24 hours, and 95 people continue to receive medical attention in ICU.
There were nine cases of hospital admissions in the last 24 hours taking the total number of patients in hospitals to 167.
The Ministry said 12,767 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered during the past 24 hours and the total number of vaccine doses administered since the start of the vaccination campaign is 2,729,437.