KUWAIT, May 28 (KUNA) — The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health Thursday announced the infection of 845 more people with the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 24,112.
Ten more patients also died from the virus, known as Covid-19, in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll up to 185, the ministry’s Spokesman Abdullah Al-Sanad in his daily briefing on the virus situation in the country.
The latest cases include 212 Kuwaiti citizens, 208 residents from India, 161 from Bangladesh and 91 from Egypt, among other nationalities, he elaborated.
Some 15,229 patients are still receiving medical treatment, of whom 197 infected people are in intensive care units, the spokesman added.
In addition, medical teams conducted a total of 3,396 Covid-19 swab tests, raising the overall number of tests so far to 282,341, he noted.
Earlier, Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah confirmed the recovery of 752 additional novel coronavirus patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,698 so far.
MOH Confirms 845 new cases of Coronavirus Covid19 & 10 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
May 28, 0 Cases related to travel
May 28, 10 New death cases ( Total 185 )
752 New recovery cases (Total 8,698)
15,229 Active cases
24,112 ( Total number of cases registered )
Cases In contact:
212 Cases of Citizens
208 Cases of Indian residents
161 Cases of Bangladeshi residents
91 Cases of Egyptian residents
Farwaniya 255 Cases
Ahmadi 222 Cases
Jahra 189 Cases
Hawally 96 Cases
Capital 83 Cases
Highest residential areas :
Khaitan 85 Cases
Abdali 82 Cases
Farwaniya 75 Cases
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh 48 Cases
Kuwait reports 752 more virus recoveries, total at 8,698
KUWAIT, May 28 (KUNA) — Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah Thursday confirmed the recovery of 752 additional novel coronavirus patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,698 so far.
Lab analyses and medical tests showed that the patients were cured of the coronavirus, known as Covid-19, the minister said in a press statement to KUNA.
The cured patients will be taken to recuperation wards before being discharged from hospital within a couple of days’ time, it noted. (end)