COVID-19: 614 new cases and 746 recoveries in Kuwait

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COVID-19: 614 new cases and 746 recoveries in Kuwait

COVID-19: 614 new cases and 746 recoveries in Kuwait

Kuwait Ministry of Health announced 614 new coronavirus infections, raising the total to 55,508. Deaths reached 393 with the addition of 3 fatalities.

Al-Sanad said, 378 of the new cases were Kuwaiti citizens, or 65.67 percent, and 236 non- Kuwaitis, or 34.33 percent. He added the new cases were of people who came into close contact with infected persons.

In the last 24 hours, 746 cases were recovered making the total recovery to 45,356.

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Those currently receiving treatment at hospitals reached 9,759 patients.

The Ministry of Health has called on citizens and residents to avoid travelling at present, due to the current situation of the coronavirus outbreak and its spread in several countries. Since the spread of the disease all over the world, the health sector in the country has started taking all necessary measures and providing medical supplies besides the highly qualified medical team. In addition, providing isolation rooms in all governmental hospitals, as well as placing thermal detectors on all air, land and sea ports.