Kuwait reports 846 Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths
Kuwait health authorities have detected 846 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 41,879.
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.
Additionally, four more deaths stemming from the virus were reported. Kuwait’s total Covid-19 death toll now stands at 334.
In the last 24 hours, 505 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 32,809. The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days.
The Ministry of Interior stated that on Tuesday, 23rd June 11 people violated curfew from these 3 were Kuwaiti nationals and 7 were expats.
Kuwait Health Ministry approved the use of dexamethasone in treating the new coronavirus, as the country is battling to contain the potentially fatal ailment. The anti-inflammation medication will be used in Kuwait after related recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Kuwait Extended First Phase of the plan to gradually return to normal life. Kuwait Cabinet decides to lift isolation from Hawally, Nugra, Maidan Hawally & Khaitan areas starting from 5 AM on Sunday, Jun 21. Isolation areas of Mahboula, Jleeb, Farwaniya continue until further notice. The curfew will be from 7 PM to 5 AM, starting Sunday 21 Jun.
Since the coronavirus emerged in China late last year and spread worldwide, more than 9.2 million people have contracted it, according to Johns Hopkins. The university has tallied more than 477,000 deaths from the disease it causes, COVID-19.