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COVID-19 update | Qatar orders private health centres to halt non-urgent services

Qatar on Wednesday reported 780 new COVID-19 infections compared with a daily rate below 200 in December.

March 31, 2021 / 08:59 PM IST
Woman on Doha street, Qatar | Representative Image

Woman on Doha street, Qatar | Representative Image

Qatar's cabinet on Wednesday ordered a halt to non-urgent medical services at private health facilities as of April 2 as coronavirus cases rise in the Gulf Arab state, state news agency QNA said.

Qatar on Wednesday reported 780 new COVID-19 infections compared with a daily rate below 200 in December.

The health ministry had on Tuesday widened the country's vaccination campaign to include people aged 40 and above.

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine found 100% effective on children aged 12-15