Health Care

Kuwait lists 988 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases jumped by 988 to 393,605 as deaths rose by nine, including eight unvaccinated patients, to 2,293, the health ministry said on Monday.

Another 1,336 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 377,434, ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad said in a statement.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 1,074, with 317 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 13,878 are receiving regular treatment.

Some 14,116 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,340,473, added.

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