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Qatar announces new coronavirus case, toll to 8

DOHA The Qatari Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) on Tuesday reported one more coronavirus disease (COVID 19) case, bringing the country’s total count to eight.

The confirmed case is a Qatari citizen who had been evacuated on a Qatari private plane, the ministry said in a statement.

The patient was put under immediate quarantine and he was stable, it added.

The novel coronavirus first emerged in the Chinese metropolis Wuhan late last year and is quickly spreading around the world

Source: Kuwait News Agency