Coronavirus: Qatar records 1,365 new infections as active cases rise to 29,055

A man wearing a mask walks along the Doha corniche near the Qatar Islamic Museum. (File photo: AFP)

Qatar records 1,365 new coronavirus infections as the number of active cases rises to 29,055, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.

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Nineteen people were admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people in ICUs in Qatar to 172.

The virus-related death toll in Qatar is 15, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, a total of 4,899 people have recovered from the coronavirus in the country.

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Qatar has made wearing a face mask compulsory for everyone who steps outside their home, with violators facing jail time and fines of up to $55,000, according to AFP.

The country has seen a relatively high number of coronavirus cases given it has a population of 2.75 million people.

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