Qatar reports 271 new COVID-19 cases, 148,000 in total

Arab World Materials 20 January 2021 22:09 (UTC +04:00)

The Qatari health ministry on Wednesday announced 271 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 148,000, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Meanwhile, 132 more recovered from the virus, bringing the overall recoveries to 144,350, while the fatalities remained 248 for the third day running, according to a ministry statement quoted by QNA.

A total of 1,333,825 people in Qatar have taken lab tests for COVID-19 so far.