WORLD Qatar reports 279 new COVID-19 cases, total 1,604, highest in a single day

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Qatar reports 279 new COVID-19 cases, total 1,604, highest in a single day

By Qu Xiangyu | People's Daily app

04:32, April 06, 2020

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The number of coronavirus infections in Gulf countries is rising rapidly.  (Photo: AFP)

Cairo (People’s Daily) - Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health reported 279 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 1,604 on Sunday.

The death toll now stands at four.

The first victim was an 88-year-old male who suffered from multiple chronic diseases.

14 full recoveries were also reported Sunday, bringing the total to 123.

The latest infections are believed to be the highest single-day increase since the pandemic started.



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