750 new COVID-19 infections detected in Qatar, 94,413 in total

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DOHA, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's health ministry on Sunday announced 750 new infections of COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 94,413.

"Some 1,477 people recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 78,702, while no deaths were reported, keeping the fatalities at 110," the official Qatar News Agency reported, quoting a statement by the ministry.

It revealed that infections had been soaring due to people's gatherings and visits, and ignoring of preventive measures recommended by the government, the most important of which are staying at home and maintaining social distancing.

A total of 349,153 persons in Qatar have undergone lab tests for COVID-19 so far, it added.

China and Qatar have offered mutual help during the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

On Feb. 21, five Qatar Airways cargo freighters flew to China carrying approximately 300 tons of medical supplies donated by the airline. Enditem

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