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Qatar Now Conducts Drive-Through Coronavirus Test

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The healthcare authorities in Qatar have launched drive-through COVID-19 testing.  This system is designed to allow a better understanding of the flow of the virus in the community and to adapt responses to the scientific findings.

In Qatar, over 131, 000 coronavirus test have been carried out. More than 23,000 coronavirus cases have been recorded with 14 deaths.





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According to a report, health officials say the rate of new infections has slowed and the goal now was to increase testing and contact tracing.

Majority of Qatar’s population comprises migrant workers, many of whom fear for their livelihoods given the shuttering of most businesses, services and retail outlets.

Doha’s Industrial Area is home to about 50,000 of those workers. It was reportedly the epicentre of Qatar’s outbreak, which began in early March.

The area was under lockdown until the government announced new procedures for parts of the areas, starting from May 11.

This will allow entry and exit for vehicles and individuals, including employers, employees and residents, provided that all precautionary measures set by relevant government bodies are followed.

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The government-guaranteed food supply and salary for those who are affected. However, residents in the Industrial Area have complained of lack of food items and non-payment of dues.

The government announced a steady supply of food products through different shops. Additionally, various charities were distributing free meals and basic food items.

However, some residents say they were running short on food items. This is because their salaries for the last two to three months had been withheld.  Their employers are not providing food allowances.

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