2 new coronavirus deaths in Kuwait, Total cases 1658

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2 new coronavirus deaths in Kuwait, Total cases 1658

2 new coronavirus deaths in Kuwait, Total cases 1658

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health announced, 2 deaths and 134 infections from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 1,658 and total deaths to 5 patients.

Health Ministry said that 32 patients are currently in the intensive care unit.

The two death cases are related to a 58 years old Kuwaiti citizen and a 69 years old Iranian resident, adding that both were under medical treatment in the ICU.

Those currently receiving treatment at hospitals reached 1,395 patients, said the spokesperson.

The cases reported today include 10 Kuwaiti citizen, 64 Indians, 20 Egyptians, 15 Bangladeshi, 4 Nepali, 4 Pakistani, 3 Philippine and 3 Sri Lankan nationals.

Earlier, the ministry announced the recovery of 33 new patients, bringing the total to 258 recoveries.

Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh, takes decision to covers those whose residency or visit visas expired between March 1 and May 31.

The decision was taken due to the extraordinary circumstances in the country, According to a Ministry Statement. 

Meanwhile, Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) has launched the Kuwait Mobile ID app that allows citizens and expats in Kuwait a digital representation of their Civil ID.