* Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture kicks off
* HMC resumes face to face outpatient appointments
* MoPH urges parents to ensure flu vaccine shots for their children
* Active cases of COVID-19 up by 27 to 3,231
It’s Sunday 17th January
In today’s newspapers
Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture kicks off
The Qatar USA year of culture aims to enhance cultural and artistic exchange between the two countries.
Hamad Medical Corporation resumes face to face outpatient appointments
Only patients with an appointment will be admitted to the Hamad Medical Corporation facilities. And attendees will need to show their Ehteraz status and have their body temperature taken prior to entry.
Hamad Medical Corporation will continue to offer virtual clinics for some follow up appointments or repeat prescriptions.
The Ministry of Public Health urges parents to ensure flu vaccine shots for their children
The ministry has reminded the public that this year it’s more important than ever to get the flu vaccination especially for children.
“Children are more susceptible to flu. protect your children from getting the virus and spreading it. Get them vaccinated” Said the National Head for Children and Adolescent Health Strategy.
Qatar’s weather in general today will be Misty to foggy in places at first becoming moderate temperature daytime with some clouds. And relatively cold by tonight.
Doha will see a high of 28 degrees and a low of 18. Abu Samra Continues to be the coldest with an expected low of 11 degrees.
And there’s a fog warning in place.
The country is expected to witness mist and fog in some places during the night and early morning until tomorrow the Qatar Metrological Department has warned.
Now today’s COVID update.
In the last 24-hour period, active cases of COVID-19 have increased by 27, to 3,231.
10,132 COVID-19 tests were performed, and just 2.01% of those tested positive.
Of those testing positive 40 were travellers who are now in quarantine.
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