Kuwait reports 688 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Kuwait reports 688 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Kuwait reports 688 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Kuwait health authorities have detected 688 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, according to health officials.

Health Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad as saying that Kuwait’s total number of cases now stands at 44,391.

All the new cases were in contact with previously infected people or are being investigated for sources of infection, the Health Ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al Sanad said.

Read: Kuwait Plans for a Gradual Return to Normalcy

Additionally, 3 more deaths stemming from the virus were reported. Kuwait’s total Covid-19 death toll now stands at 344.

In the last 24 hours, 617 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 34,586. The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days.

Kuwait cabinet announced on Thursday that the second phase of going back to normalcy would begin on June 30, Tuesday, with curfew hours shortened to 8:00 pm until 5:00 am local-time.

Read: Kuwait To Continue Lockdown In Farwaniya, Jleeb And Mahboulla Area

On June 30, government and ministerial entities will allow public and government employees to resume work according to specific decisions made by the cabinet in the overall plan to bring back normal life in the country.

Meanwhile, A body of an Indian body was referred to forensic department who died in a shelter in the Al-Ahmadi area the relevant authorities are investigating to determine the circumstances of the death.

Since the coronavirus emerged in China late last year and spread worldwide, more than 9.8 million people have contracted it, according to Johns Hopkins. The university has tallied more than 494,686 deaths from the disease it causes, COVID-19.