Health authorities in several Arab countries confirmed new cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus Tuesday.   

In Qatar, the Health Ministry said that over the past 24 hours, the number of infections had risen to 1,832 after 228 new cases were confirmed while 131 patients had recovered. 

In Gaza, the Health Ministry said in a statement that one more person had tested positive for the virus, bringing the number total infections to 13, including six recoveries.

In Tunis, the number of confirmed cases climbed to 596 with another 22 cases recorded.

Health authorities in war-battered Libya recorded one

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