July 11, KUWAIT NEWS, (KUNA) — Kuwait detected 478 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the tally to 54,058, with three people succumbing to the disease as the death toll reached 386, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Of those infected, Kuwaiti nationals (310) occupy 64.85 percent alongside non-Kuwaitis (168) at 35.15 percent, ministry spokesman Abdullah Al-Sanad told KUNA.
The figures include people, who have come into contact with infected individuals, and others whose source of infection is currently being investigated.
In terms of health zones, cases were reported in Al-Ahmadi, 93 in Jahra, 90 in Farwaniya and 53 in the Capital, while 38 infections were recorded in Hawalli, added the spokesman.
As for the top six areas with the highest infection numbers, he listed Sabahiya with 25 cases, Riqqa (25), Sulaibiya (24), Al-Dhahar (22), Jaber Al-Ali (21) and Al-Qosoor (19).
He went on to reveal that 150 cases are currently in the intensive care unit, while the number of “active cases” stands at 9,711.
Kuwait has ramped up its coronavirus testing capacity, with 2,495 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, out of a total of 429,501, added the spokesman.
Meanwhile, some 747 people recovered from the virus in the last day, upping the total number of those to have overcome the disease to 43,961, he said.
He reiterated the strict need to abide by health precautions, urging nationals and expatriates alike that following social distancing rules is the only way to keep the virus at bay.
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747 New recovery cases ( Total 43,961 )
478 new Cases ( Total 54,058 )
9,711 Active Cases Total
3 New death cases ( Total 386 )
4,495 New Tests ( Total 429,501)
150 Serious Cases ( ICU )
Cases In contact:
310 Cases Kuwaiti
168 Cases Non Kuwaiti
Ahmadi 204 Cases
Jahra 93 Cases
Al Farwaniya 90 Cases
Capital 53 Cases
Hawally 38 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Sabahiya 25 Cases
Riqqa 25 Cases
Sulaibiya Residential 24 Cases
Thahar 22 Cases
Jaber Al Ali 21 Cases
Quosor 19 Cases
July 11, Kuwait COVID-19 recoveries up 747 to 43,961
July 11, KUWAIT NEWS, (KUNA) — The number of coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait rose by 747 to 43,961 over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday.
This comes after the necessary health checks and safety procedures were carried out proving the cases to be negative, according to a ministry statement. (end)