Coronavirus : the Qatar exceeds the cap of 100 000 infections

Coronavirus : le Qatar dépasse le cap de 100 000 infections

DOHA | Qatar was crossed on Monday, the cape of 100 000 infections by the new coronavirus, said the ministry of Health, while the country is in a process of déconfinement careful.

The emirate is rich in gas, has a rate of infection per capita the highest in the world, with 100 345 cases, or 3.65 per cent, of its population of 2.75 million people.

About 94 000 of those infected have recovered and 133 are dead, which represents one of the highest mortality rates in the world.

“The measures taken to combat the COVID-19 Qatar have managed to flatten the curve and to limit the spread of the virus,” said the ministry of Health in a press release, with 546 new cases and five deaths in the last 24 hours.

Qatar continues to implement measures to déconfinement, while ensuring the respect of the rules of distance physical.

The curve of infections is declining. During the last seven days, there has been an average of 748 new cases per day, compared with 958 in the previous week.

Closed since march, the beaches were reopened on July 1, as are the cafés and restaurants that have resumed limited services.

The port of the mask remains mandatory in public for those who do not exercise and gatherings are limited to five people.

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