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COVID-19 third wave confirmed in Qatar

Corona Update Doha 06 Jan 22
COVID-19 third wave confirmed in Qatar
Qatar is now seeing the beginning of the third wave of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, a senior health official has said.
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Qatar, Qatar
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Doha
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06 January 2022, 12:00 AM
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31 January 2022, 12:00 AM
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Head of Vaccination at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Dr. Soha Al Bayat, has said that we are now witnessing the beginning of the third wave of coronavirus (Covid-19) in Qatar.

People are urged to take booster vaccine as most of the cases referred to hospitals have not taken the vaccine or those who took the two doses more than 6 months ago and note taken booster dose yet, she added.

Speaking in a Qatar TV programme yesterday, Dr. Soha said a person infected with the previous variants of the virus could infect one or two persons. However, someone with Omicron could transmit the infection to three to six people.

“According to the primary available information, Omicron is a fast spreader but the symptoms are mild or moderate without any serious complications.”

She said COVID-19 cases have been rising since November in Qatar, but have significantly risen in the past ten to 14 days.

About the increase in cases, she noted that “most of the Covid-19 cases reported recently were in two groups, those who did not receive vaccination including children and those who took the two doses more than 6 months ago.”



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