Qatar confirms three new cases of coronavirus arriving from Iran, total up to 11

Test tube with Coronavirus name label is seen in this illustration taken on January 29, 2020. (Reuters)

Qatar’s ministry of health reported on Friday three new coronavirus cases in individuals who had returned from Iran recently, bringing the total number of infections detected in the country to 11.

The ministry said the three individuals were a family, two Qatari citizens and another from a different nationality.

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“The three new cases were admitted to the Communicable Diseases Center under complete isolation and all are in stable conditions,” the ministry added in its statement.

The ministry confirmed that “the infected cases have not had contact with community members since their arrival, and indicators of disease outbreaks in Qatar remain low.”

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