Kuwait lists 1,246 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

– Kuwait’s Ministry of Health has announced recording 1,246 new coronavirus infections and 12 related deaths in the past 24 hours.

The new figures take the total cases in the country up to 277,832 and deaths to 1,590 respectively, noted the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad in statements to KUNA on Monday.

He pointed out that some 1,361 more people had been cured of the virus over the past day, raising the total of those who have overcome the disease to 261,369.

He added that the number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 14,873, with 207 of them in intensive care units.

Al-Sanad revealed that some 8,869 swab tests were conducted over the last day, bringing the total to 2,351,938.

He renewed calls for nationals and expatriates alike to abide by health precautions to curb the spread of the virus

Source: Kuwait News Agency