It’s Monday 18th of May, this is the news in around 60 seconds

In the Peninsula today – Sport returns to Qatar in 62 days’ time. The Qatar Olympic Committee announced yesterday that the suspension of local sports activities will end on July 20th. After which the sports activities from the 2019-2020 calendar will be resumed.

And the good news continues with the announcement that Qatar’s football season will resume on July 24th.

The Qatar Tribune report the highest number of daily recoveries so far with 582 COVID-19 recoveries in one day.

And they also say that Qatar is ready to assist partners worldwide in tackling COVID-19. Including the USA.

State-of-the-art treatment is being given to COVID-19 patients says Hamad Medical Corporation. With 6 dedicated hospitals offering specialist care. They report that plasma therapy is showing promise as a treatment. With 91 patients receiving plasma from 79 recovered donors. And the team is seeing the number of donations from recovered patients rising every week.

And finally

Eid Al Fitr holidays to start from Tuesday May 19th for ministries, government entities and public institutions. And ends on Thursday May 28th. Employees will resume work on Sunday May 31st. Nice….

The Qatar News in around 60 Seconds – Monday 18th May 2020

Read by Brian Candy – Twitter: @iCandy_pw

Sources @PeninsulaQatar @Qatar_Tribune @qatar_olympic @HMC_Qatar @MOPHQatar #Qatar #News #QatarQuick #Doha #Papers #60seconds



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