Health Care

Kuwait lists 69 new COVID-19 cases, one death

– Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases rose by 69 to 410,631 as deaths increased by one to 2,431, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Another 180 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 406,701, according to ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad in a statement.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus at COVID-19 wards is 95, with 40 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 1,502 are receiving regular treatment.

Some 13,780 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,902,549, 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