The Ministry of Public Health Wednesday announced 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in Qatar.
The ministry said in a statement that some of the new cases are related to the travellers who came recently to Qatar and others belong to people who came in contact with infected cases, including five Qatari citizens.
The new cases are in complete health isolation, and are receiving the necessary medical care, it added.
The ministry continues to conduct checks for all citizens travelling from abroad, as well as all contacts of the infected cases.
The total number of people tested for Covid-19 in the country has now reached more than 12,000.
The health ministry urges all agencies and individuals to follow preventive measures and adhere to the requirements of home isolation to ensure their safety and that of their community, and not to go out unless absolutely necessary.