May 18, KUWAIT, (KUNA) — The Ministry of Health of Kuwait announced Monday that the lethal novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed the lives of six people in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll up to 118.
In his daily coronavirus update, the Health Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad stated that 841 people have tested positive for the highly contagious virus today, increasing the overall number of infections in the country to 15,691.
He pointed out that 161 patients were in intensive care.
Al-Sanad noted that the ministry has conducted 3838 coronavirus tests in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of tests conducted up to 248,314.
Earlier, the Health Ministry announced the recovery of 246 COVID-19 patients, bringing the total to 4,339 recoveries.
MOH Confirms 841 new cases of Coronavirus Covid19 & 6 new deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 15,691
0 Cases related to travel
May 18 , 6 New death cases ( Total 118 )
246 New recovery cases ( Total 4,339 )
Cases In contact:
232 Cases of Indian residents.
194 Cases of Egyptian residents.
162 Cases of Citizens.
63 Cases of Bangladeshi residents
And other nationalities a total of 15,691 patients were infected.
Farwaniya 284 Cases
Hawally 212 Cases
Ahmadi 166 Cases
Capital 82 Cases
Jahra 97 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh 99
MoH: 246 coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait, total up to 4,339
KUWAIT, May 18 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced, on Monday, the recovery of 246 novel coronavirus patients, bringing the total number of recoveries up to 4,339.
In a press statement, the ministry pointed out that analyses and medical examinations and tests proved that these cases were cured of the coronavirus.
They will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending discharge within the next few days, it noted.