May 2 (KUNA) — The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health reported, Saturday, 242 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 4,619, while three deaths were reported. The total number of deaths reached 33.
During its daily briefing, Health Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that the deaths were of a Bangladeshi national, 43, an Indian, 34, and a Jordanian, 71. All cases were in the ICU receiving treatment.
He added that 69 patients were in intensive care, 34 of them are in critical condition.
Those currently receiving treatment at hospitals reached 2,883 patients said the spokesperson.
Earlier today, Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced the recovery of 101 patients as the total is brought to 1,703 recoveries.
Kuwait MOH Confirms 242 new cases of #Coronavirus #Covid19 in the last 24 hours & 3 new deaths, raising the total number of cases to 4619
3 New death cases:
1 Case of Bangladeshi resident. (43yrs)
1 Case of Indian resident. (34yrs)
1 Case of Jordanian resident. (71yrs)
3 Cases related to travel:
2 Cases of Citizens related to travel to the UK.
1 Case of Citizen related to travel to UAE.
232 Cases in contact:
34 Cases of Citizens.
93 Cases of Indian residents.
31 Cases of Egyptian residents.
21 Cases of Bangladeshi residents.
13 Cases of Filipino residents.
8 Cases of Pakistani residents.
7 Cases of Syrian residents.
4 Cases of Sudan residents.
3 Cases of Saudi residents.
3 Cases of Stateless “Bedoon” residents.
3 Cases of Nepali residents.
3 Cases of Jordanian residents.
2 Cases of Sri Lankan residents.
2 Cases of Lebanese residents.
1 Case of Benin resident.
1 Case of Indonesian resident.
1 Case of Iranian resident.
1 Case of Afghanian resident.
1 Case of Thai resident.
7 Cases Under Investigation:
5 Cases of Citizens.
1 Case of UAE resident.
1 Case of Palestine resident.
May 2, MoH: 101 coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait, total at 1,703
By Mohammad Al-Kanderi KUWAIT, May 2 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced, Saturday, the recovery of 101 people from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 1,703.
In remarks to KUNA, the minister said analyses and medical examinations and tests proved that these cases were cured of the coronavirus.
The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days, he said.
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