* NSD to see a mix of safe outdoor sports and online activities
* National Sports Day declared a holiday
* 377 face prosecution for COVID-19 violations
* QA Holidays and DQ launch a luxury coastal cruise of Qatar
* Active cases of COVID-19 up by 257 to 6,938
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#Doha #Qatar #News in 60 Seconds – Monday 8th 2021 S1E274
It’s Monday 8th February
In today’s newspapers
National Sport Day to see a mix of safe outdoor sports and online activities
The 2021 Qatar National Sport Day, which is tomorrow will see a mix of safe outdoor activities and a host of online sporting events.
National Sports Day declared a holiday
Yesterday the Amiri Diwan announced that tomorrow, which is Qatar National Sport Day is an official holiday.
A further 377 face prosecution for COVID-19 violations
Even more people were pulled up yesterday as the crackdown on COVID-19 violations continues in the country.
Qatar Airways Holidays and Discover Qatar launch a luxury coastal cruise of Qatar
Want to go on a cruise along Qatar’s beautiful coastline? Then the wait is over. People living in Qatar will now have a unique opportunity to travel on board a five star luxury cruise ship, while experiencing exciting adventures around the country’s coastline.
Early bird offers start from 4,990 Qatar riyals per person, for a 3 night fully inclusive package.
On to today’s weather, today will be misty in places at first, moderate temperatures daytime with some scattered clouds. Slightly dusty at time it will be relatively cold by tonight.
There’s a Met Department warning that strong winds are expected in places by this afternoon.
Doha will see temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees. Today’s lowest temperature will be in Abu Samra which will see temperatures as low as 16 degrees.
Now today’s COVID update.
In the last 24-hour period, active cases of COVID-19 have increased by 257, to 6,938.
13,373 COVID-19 tests were performed, and just 3.05% of those tested positive.
Of those testing positive 29 were travellers who are now in quarantine.
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