June 8, KUWAIT (KUNA) – The Ministry of Health announced, Monday, 662 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total to 32,510. Deaths reached 269 with the addition of five fatalities.
Official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a press conference that the 662 infections included 340 Kuwaitis, 122 Indians, 36 Bangladeshis, 46 Egyptians and the rest of other nationalities.
Currently, there are 166 patients receiving treatment at intensive care wards, Dr. Al-Sanad revealed.
Meanwhile, the health authorities conducted 2,999 swabs, in past 24 hours, raising whole count of such tests to 318,284, Dr. Al-Sanad added.
Earlier, the Health Ministry announced the recovery of 1,037 people from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 21,242.
MOH Confirms 662 new cases of Coronavirus Covid19 & 5 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
0 Cases related to travel
5 New death cases ( Total 269 )
1,037 New recovery cases ( Total 21,242 ) 65%
10,999 Active cases ( ICU 166 )
32,510 ( Total number of cases registered )
Cases In contact:
340 Cases of Citizens
122 Cases of Indian residents
46 Cases of Egyptian residents
36 Cases of Bangladeshi residents
Farwaniya 201 Cases
Ahmadi 188 Cases
Jahra 123 Cases
Hawally 98 Cases
Capital 52 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Farwaniya 49 Cases
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh 39 Cases
Hawally 33 Cases
Mahboula 32 Cases
Fintas 21 Cases
Jaber Al-Ahmad 19 Cases
MoH: 662 new coronavirus infection cases in Kuwait, 5 deaths
June 8, Kuwait announces 1,037 COVID-19 recoveries, raising total to 21,242
June 8, KUWAIT, June 8 (KUNA) — Some 1,037 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kuwait, bringing the total to 21,242, the health ministry said Monday.
The recoveries will be discharged from hospital within the next few days after laboratory and radiological tests confirmed they were cured. (end)
The number of active cases in Kuwait decreased from 11,379 to 10,999 today.