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Kuwait reports 492 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths as surge continues

Kuwait reports 492 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths as surge continues : Google
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Kuwait recorded on Monday 492 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 161,777, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

The ministry announced two more virus-related deaths over the past 24 hours, keeping the total number of fatalities in the country to 954.

According to the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, there are currently 6,057 active cases in the country out of which 51 are receiving treatment in intensive care units.

A total of 7,928 swab tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of COVID-19 examinations in the country so far to 1,471,104, Al-Sanad said.

Earlier in the day, the ministry announced that a total of 531 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of recoveries in the country to 154,766.

The spokesman urged citizens and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly, following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus.

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Category: #Coronavirus, #Coronavirus Kuwait, #Government | 2021/01/26 latest update at 9:00 AM
Source : Saudi Gazette | Photocredit : Google
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