Kuwait registered 261 new COVID cases, one death

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (MoH) registered yesterday 261 additional COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, increasing the total number of infections to 146,710, while one new death was recorded taking the death toll to 913. Earlier, the ministry confirmed 242 fresh recovery cases, adding to a total of 142,599 cured people so far.

Active cases amounted to 3,198 with 56 of them in intensive care units, MoH’s Spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad said. Health authorities conducted 4,662 swab tests in 24 hours raising the total to 1,190,287, he revealed. Dr Sanad urged everyone in Kuwait to adhere to precautionary measures against the virus. – KUNA