1,554 new COVID-19 infections detected in Qatar, 38,651 in total

Qatar’s health ministry on Thursday announced 1,554 new infections of the COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 38,651.

“A total of 688 people recovered, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 7,288, while the fatalities rose to 17,” the official Qatar News Agency reported, quoting a ministry statement.

A total of 175,482 persons have undergone lab tests for COVID-19 so far.