Kuwait reports 504 cases; 224 recoveries

: Kuwait has today confirmed 540 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 152,978 cases.

The Ministry said that no infected patients had passed away, keeping the death toll since the outbreak of the pandemic at 938.

The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 3,801, with 55 of them in intensive care units, according to ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, who revealed that some 12,279 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 1,300,034.

The ministry had earlier reported that some 224 more people had been cured from the virus over the past day, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 148,239.

Source: Bahrain News Agency