Health Care

COVID-19 caseload reaches 156,434 in Kuwait

Kuwait has today confirmed 560 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 156,434 cases.

The Ministry said that no infected patient had passed away, keeping the death toll since the outbreak of the pandemic at 946.

The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 5,427, with 49 of them in intensive care units, according to ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, who revealed that some 10,360 swab tests were conducted over the 24 hours out of a total of 1,369,781.

The ministry had earlier reported that 252 infected patients had recovered in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries to 150,061.

Source: Bahrain News Agency