Kuwait lists 766 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

— Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases jumped by 766 to 397,098 as deaths rose by five to 2,314, the health ministry said on Friday.
Another 1,251 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 382,826, ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad said in a statement.
The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 933, with 307 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 11,958 are receiving regular treatment.
Some 13,140 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,391,508, 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