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Kuwait logs 941 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

— Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases jumped by 941 to 395,479 as deaths rose by five to 2,303, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Another 1,365 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 380,175, ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad said in a statement.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 998, with 310 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 13,001 are receiving regular treatment.

Some 12,537 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,365,452, 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

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