Gulf Times - COVID-19
Qatar Chamber to launch webinar series for the private sector

Qatar Chamber to launch webinar series for the private sector

Qatar Chamber, in cooperation with Al Ahmadani Medical Centre, will be launching a series of webinars and e-learning tools aimed to benefit Qatar’s private sector, it was announced in a statement Sunday.

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid cases

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid cases

Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, as the Trump administration renewed its push for schools to reopen and anti-mask protests were planned

Qatar Charity inks pact with Qatari embassy, health ministry in Kyrgyzstan

Qatar Charity inks pact with Qatari embassy, health ministry in Kyrgyzstan

Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a co-operation agreement with Qatar's embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic and the Ministry of Health in the country to provide 420 oxygen concentrators

Qatar calls for more support to victims of terrorism

Qatar calls for more support to victims of terrorism

Qatar said that, in light of the exceptional circumstances resulting from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, there is a need to increase the level of support for victims of terrorism because they are part of society

Gilead says remdesivir reduced risk of death in Covid-19 patients, more studies needed

Gilead says remdesivir reduced risk of death in Covid-19 patients, more studies needed

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Friday additional data from a late-stage study showed its antiviral remdesivir reduced the risk of death and significantly improved the conditions of severely ill Covid-19 patients.

Shura Council participates in conference on best practices for combating Covid-19

Shura Council participates in conference on best practices for combating Covid-19

The Shura Council on Thursday participated in a parliamentary conference on the 'Outbreak of Covid-19 Disease', held by the Asian Parliamentary Assembly via video conferencing technology.

PCR is standard test for Covid-19: HMC

PCR is standard test for Covid-19: HMC

Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC) has underlined that the polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test is the standard test used to determine whether an individual is infected with Covid-19.

IATA ‘traveller survey’ reveals Covid-19 concerns

IATA ‘traveller survey’ reveals Covid-19 concerns

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching Covid-19 during air travel.

Cargo movement through Qatar ports sees 3-digit surge year-on-year in June despite Covid-19

Cargo movement through Qatar ports sees 3-digit surge year-on-year in June despite Covid-19

The general cargo movement through the Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports continued unhindered in June this year, amidst Covid-19, as it saw a robust three-digit surge year-on-year, according to official figures.

HMC warns of excessive intake of supplements, no proof of efficacy against Covid-19

HMC warns of excessive intake of supplements, no proof of efficacy against Covid-19

Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) warned on Tuesday against excessive use of supplements without medical consultation, saying it could have dangerous side effects.

Local travel industry lauds Qatar's ‘proactive steps’ vs Covid-19 impact, says exec

Local travel industry lauds Qatar's ‘proactive steps’ vs Covid-19 impact, says exec

The local travel industry has hailed the “robust strategy” and “proactive initiatives” taken by the government of Qatar to curtail the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

MoPH accredits 4 Covid testing centres in Turkey

MoPH accredits 4 Covid testing centres in Turkey

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has approved four medical centres in Turkey where Qatari citizens can take Covid-19 tests, which if found negative will exempt them from the mandatory hotel quarantine upon arrival in Qatar