July 4, KUWAIT NEWS, (KUNA) — The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that 631 people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s caseload to 49,303.
Health authorities recorded five related fatalities during the same period, putting overall count of fatalities due to infection with the pathogen at 365 since its outbreak in the country months ago.
Official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) some of these cases had contacted infected persons and the source of the other infections was being traced.
The new cases comprised 386 Kuwaiti nationals and 245 expatriates, Dr. Al-Sanad pointed out.
Giving a breakdown of the cases’ distribution per areas, Dr. Al-Sanad said that 197 of the patients were registered in Al-Ahmadi, 142 in Al-Farwaniya, 129 in Al-Jahra, 104 in Hawally and 59 Al-Assima (the capital).
Currently, there were 158 patients receiving treatment at intensive care units and count of the confirmed cases that remained under medical treatment amounted to 8,995, Dr. Al-Sanad revealed.
The health authorities conducted 3,443 swab tests in the past 24 hours, raising the whole count to 402,941, Dr. Al-Sanad added.
Earlier today, the Health Ministry announced the recovery of 667 COVID-19 patients, bringing the tally to 39,943.
July 4, 0 Cases related to travel
667 New recovery cases ( Total 39,943 )
631 new Cases ( Total 49,303 )
8,995 Active Cases Total
5 New death cases ( Total 365 )
3,443 New Tests ( Total 402,941)
158 Serious Cases ( ICU )
Cases In contact:
386 Cases Kuwaiti
245 Cases Non Kuwaiti
Ahmadi 197 Cases
Al Farwaniya 142 Cases
Jahra 129 Cases
Hawally 104 Cases
Capital 59 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Ardiya 27 Cases
Sulaibiya Residential 23 Cases
Thahar 22 Cases
Sabah Al Salem 22 Cases
Sabahiya 22 Cases
Waha 20 Cases
July 4, Kuwait confirms 667 new Covid-19 recoveries, count nearly 40,000
July 4, KUWAIT NEWS, (KUNA) — The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health said on Saturday that 667 more Coronavirus patients had recovered in the past 24 hours.
This brings the country’s overall count of recoveries from the viral illness, known as Covid-19, to 39,943 so far, the ministry said in a statement to KUNA.
Lab analyses and tests showed that the patients had already recovered from the virus, the ministry added.