Kuwait reports 745 COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths
Kuwait health authorities have detected 745 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 46,940.
Additionally, 4 more deaths stemming from the virus were reported. Kuwait’s total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 358.
In the last 24 hours, 685 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 37,715. The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days.
Currently 8811 cases receiving treatment and 139 in intensive care.
Meanwhile, Kuwait Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh reiterated his continued efforts by the government to eradicate the “infectious disease” called “visa trading” stating that “the law will be applied to everyone without exception.”
The Council of Ministers approved operation of commercial flights for arrivals and departures from Kuwait International Airport starting from 1st August, with an operations of not more than 30% in the first stage as per health requirements with a 3 stage plan implementation.
Since the coronavirus emerged in China late last year and spread worldwide, more than 10.3 million people have contracted it, according to Johns Hopkins. The university has tallied more than 505,686 deaths from the disease it causes, COVID-19.