Kuwait’s COVID-19 cases up 530 to 99,964, 1 new death

– The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health (MoH) registered on Monday 530 additional COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, increasing the total number of infections to 99,964, while one new fatality was added to a death toll of 585.

Speaking to KUNA, MoH’s Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that the confirmed cases included patients who contracted the virus due to contact with infected people, while others remained under examination to determine the source.

The cases were distributed in the following areas: 137 from Al-Ahmadi, 71 in Al-Farwaniyah, 91 in Al-Jahra, 129 in Hawalli and 102 in Al-Asimah (the capital).

Additionally, active cases amounted to 8,449, with 93 of them in intensive care units, Al-Sanad elaborated.

Health authorities conducted 3,944 swab tests in 24 hours with a total of 711,236, he revealed.

Dr. Al-Sanad urged everyone in Kuwait to adhere to precautionary measures against the virus.

Earlier today, the ministry confirmed 762 fresh recovery cases, raising the total to 90,930 cured people so far.

Source: Kuwait News Agency