June 30, KUWAIT News, (KUNA) – The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that 671 people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s caseload to 46,195.
Health authorities recorded four related deaths during the same period, putting overall count of fatalities due to infection with the pathogen at 354 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 435 Kuwaiti nationals and 236 expatriates, Dr. Al-Sanad pointed out.
Giving a breakdown of the cases’ distribution per areas, Dr. Al-Sanad said 225 of the patients were registered in Al-Ahmadi, 138 in Al-Jahraa, 122 in Al-Farwaniya, 102 in Al-Assima (the capital) and 84 in Hawally.
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Currently, there were 139 patients receiving treatment at intensive care units and count of the confirmed cases that remained under medical treatment amounted to 8,811, Dr. Al-Sanad revealed.
He added that 55 patients were discharged from quarantine, during the past 24 hours, however they would isolate themselves at home for 14 days.
The health authorities conducted 4,045 swab tests in the past 24 hours, raising the whole count to 386,887, Dr. Al-Sanad added.
Earlier today, the Health Ministry announced the recovery of 717 COVID-19 patients, bringing the tally to 37,030.
Kuwait’s MoH reports 671 new coronavirus infections, four deaths
Ministry of Health announced 671 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 46,195, while 4 deaths were reported raising the number fatalities to 354.
June 30, 0 Cases related to travel
717 New recovery cases ( Total 37,030 )
671 new Cases ( Total 46,195 )
8,811 Active Cases Total
4 New death cases ( Total 350 )
4,045 New Tests ( Total 386,887)
139 Serious Cases ( ICU )
Cases In contact:
435 Cases Kuwaiti
236 Cases Non Kuwaiti
Ahmadi 225 Cases
Jahra 138 Cases
Al Farwaniya 122 Cases
Capital 102 Cases
Hawally 84 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Mangaf 37 Cases
Saad Al Abdullah 31 Cases
Adan 24 Cases
Fahaheel 23 Cases
Sabah Al Salem 19 Cases
Sabahiya 18 Cases
Kuwait confirms recovery of 717 Covid-19 patients
June 30, KUWAIT NEWS, (KUNA) – The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that 717 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 37,030 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.