Qatar reports 1,830 new COVID-19 infections, 40,481 in total

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DOHA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's health ministry on Friday announced 1,830 new infections of COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 40,481.

According to a ministry's statement quoted by the official Qatar News Agency, "605 people recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 7,893, while the fatalities rose to 19."

Most of the new cases are of expatriate workers who have been under quarantine after they were found to have contact with confirmed cases.

A total of 180,642 persons have undergone lab tests for COVID-19 so far in Qatar. Enditem

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