DOHA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Qatari health ministry on Tuesday announced 313 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 123,917, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
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Meanwhile, 226 more recovered from the virus, bringing the overall recoveries to 120,766, while the fatalities remained 211 as no new deaths were reported, according to a ministry statement quoted by QNA.
The ministry reiterated the need to take preventive measures, including staying at home and observing social distancing.
A total of 734,141 people in Qatar have taken lab tests for COVID-19 so far.