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Kuwait sees 285 new COVID-19 cases, 260 recoveries, 2 deaths

Kuwait sees 285 new COVID-19 cases, 260 recoveries, 2 deaths : Google
  • Coronavirus

Kuwait recorded on Friday 285 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 150,869, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

The ministry also announced two more deaths due to complications caused by the deadly virus, taking the total number of fatalities to 936.

According to the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, there are currently 3,156 active cases in the country out of which 46 are receiving treatment in intensive care units.

A total of 4,161 swab tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of COVID-19 examinations in the country so far to 1,258,993, Dr. Al-Sanad said.

Earlier in the day, the ministry announced that a total of 260 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of recoveries in the country to 146,777.

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 | 2021/01/02 latest update at 12:00 PM
Source : Saudi Gazette | Photocredit : Google
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