Kuwait records 845 new coronavirus cases, 752 recoveries, 10 deaths

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Kuwait announced on Thursday 845 new coronavirus cases and 752 recoveries, raising the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections and recoveries in the country to 24,112 and 8,698 respectively. — Courtesy photo

Saudi Gazette report

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait announced on Thursday 845 new coronavirus cases and 752 recoveries, raising the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections and recoveries in the country to 24,112 and 8,698 respectively, Kuwait News Agency reported citing a statement from the country’s Kuwaiti Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 10 more patients also died from the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll up to 185, the ministry's spokesman Abdullah Al-Sanad in his daily briefing on the developments related to coronavirus in the country.

The latest cases include 212 Kuwaiti citizens, 208 residents from India, 161 from Bangladesh and 91 from Egypt, among other nationalities, the spokesman said.

Some 15,229 patients are still receiving medical treatment, of whom 197 infected people are in intensive care units, the spokesman added.

Additionally, medical teams conducted a total of 3,396 COVID-19 swab tests, raising the overall number of tests so far to 282,341, he noted.


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