Qatar detects 269 new COVID-19 infections, 109,305 in total

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DOHA, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's health ministry on Sunday announced 269 new infections of COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 109,305.

"Some 274 people recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 106,024, while one person died, raising the fatalities to 165," the official Qatar News Agency reported, quoting a statement by the ministry.

A total of 472,442 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 tonnes of medical supplies donated by the airline.

On July 8, Chinese health officials and medical experts held a video conference with their Qatari counterparts to share experience and expertise in fighting COVID-19. Enditem

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