Kuwait announces 653 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Cairo: Kuwait confirmed on Friday 653 new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a drop of 87 cases compared to the tally reported the day before, taking the country’s overall infections to 93,475.

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One new death from COVID-19 has been recorded, raising Kuwait’s fatality tally due to the disease to 557, Health Ministry’s spokesman Dr Abdullah Al Sanad said.

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There are 97 patients receiving intensive care treatment, Dr Al Sanad added, according to the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA.

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Kuwait’s total virus tests have reached 668,005 after 4,870 tests have been done over the past 24 hours.

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The Health Ministry also said that the overall recoveries in Kuwait have reached 83,660 after 620 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

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