Kuwait lists 59 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases rose by 59 to 410,960 as deaths increased by one to 2,435, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Another 127 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 407,523, according to ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad in a statement.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus at COVID-19 wards is 74, with 21 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 1,002 are receiving regular treatment.

Some 14,788 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,988,586, 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