June 10, KUWAIT (KUNA) — The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday 683 new infections with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in past hours raising the total to 33,823 cases.
The ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in his daily briefing that two new deaths were also recorded during the same period, raising the toll of fatalities from the virus to 275 since outbreak of the pandemic in the country.
He added that some of the cases contracted the virus due to mingling and others were being screened to determine and track source of the contamination.
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Dr. Al-Sanad said the new infection cases included 274 Kuwaiti citizens, 130 Indian nationals, 58 from Bangladesh, 51 from Egypt and the rest hailed from various other countries.
The infections according to health zones: 257 in Al-Farwaniya, 160 in Al-Ahmadi, 111 in Al-Jahraa, 103 in Hawally and 52 in Al-Assimah (the capital).
There are currently 193 patients in intensive care wards and the total count of such cases stands at 10,260.
Dr. Al-Sanad said 345 patients were cured of the infectious disease and were discharged from quarantines in past 24, however the healed were advised to sequester themselves at their houses for 14 days.
He put number of swab tests, conducted in past 24 hours, at 2,871 noting that the whole figure of the examinations reached 324,373 since outbreak of the communicable disease.
MOH Confirms 683 new cases of Coronavirus Covid19 & 2 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
June 10, 2 New death cases ( Total 275 )
0 Cases related to travel
1,126 New recovery cases ( Total 23,288 )
10,260 Active cases ( ICU 193 )
33, 823 ( Total number of cases registered )
Cases In contact:
274 Cases of Citizens
130 Cases of Indian residents
58 Cases of Bangladeshi residents
51 Cases of Egyptian residents
Farwaniya 257 Cases
Ahmadi 160 Cases
Jahra 111 Cases
Hawally 103 Cases
Capital 52 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh 99 Cases
Farwaniya 42 Cases
Khaitan 30 Cases
Hawally 27 Cases
Al-Rigai 26 Cases
Saad AL- Abdullah 23 Cases
June 10, Kuwait: 1,126 new recoveries from COVID-19
KUWAIT, June 10 (KUNA) — Up to 1,126 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kuwait in past 24 hours, bringing total number of patients pronounced cured of the infection to 23,288, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health said Wednesday.
The ministry said in a statement to KUNA the patients were pronounced cured of the infection with the virus after conducting necessary medical examinations and taking standard procedures in such cases.
June 10, The number of active cases in Kuwait decreased from 10,705 to 10,260 today.