MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONFIRMS ONE CORONAVIRUS CASE

Doha, – The Ministry of Public Health confirmed today one case of Coronavirus.

The ministry released a statement today saying that lab results showed that a 62 year-old resident suffers from the virus. The resident was then placed in isolation to receive the necessary medical attention. The statement also noted that the person in question did not interact with anyone else with similar symptoms. The 62 year-old person came in with symptoms of fever and abdominal pain.

People who interacted with the patient but did not have any symptoms are currently undergoing the necessary medical examination, the statement added. They will be monitored for the next two weeks to ensure that no symptoms develop.

This is the first confirmed case of 2017. There were a total 19 confirmed cases in Qatar, which led to seven deaths. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency