Health Care

Kuwait lists 66 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases rose by 66 to 410,562, while deaths increased by one to 2,427, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Another 188 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 406,521, according to ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad in a statement.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus at COVID-19 wards is 98, with 38 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 1,614 are receiving regular treatment.

Some 13,114 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,888,769 mentioned the official.

He went on to urge nationals and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly, following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus.

Source: Kuwait News Agency