Yesterday, Friday, the spokesman for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, announced the registration of 766 new infections with the emerging coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 397,098.
Al-Sanad told Kuwait News Agency that five deaths were also recorded, bringing the total number of deaths recorded to 2314.
He added that 1251 cases of recovery were recorded, bringing the total number of people recovered to 382,826, indicating that the percentage of the total cases of recovery out of the total injuries amounted to 96.41 percent.
He stated that the number of those receiving medical care in the intensive care departments amounted to 307 cases, while the total number of cases that were confirmed to be infected and are still receiving the necessary care reached 11,958, and the total number of cases in the “Covid 19” wards reached 933.
He stated that the number of swabs that were conducted during the same period amounted to 13,140, bringing the total of tests to 3391508, noting that the percentage of injuries to the number of these swabs was 5.83 percent.
With regard to the percentage of injuries in the governorates, Al-Sanad said that it reached 26% in Hawally, 25% in Al-Ahmadi, 22% in Al-Farwaniyah, 14% in Jahra, and finally in the capital, 13%.
He renewed the call to continue to take preventive measures, avoid contact with others and ensure physical distancing, recommending visiting the accounts of the Ministry of Health and the official authorities in the country to review the instructions and recommendations and everything that would contribute to containing the spread of the virus.