8 Deaths, 707 New infections from coronavirus detected in Kuwait

On Sunday, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, announced the registration of 707 new infections with the new Corona virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 398,538 and the registration of 8 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,328.

Al-Sanad added, to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), that 1,339 cases of recovery were also recorded, bringing the total number of people recovered to 385,401, indicating that the percentage of total recovery cases out of the total infections amounted to 96.70 percent.

He stated that the number of people receiving medical care in the intensive care departments amounted to 291, while the total number of cases that were confirmed to be infected and still receiving the necessary care reached 10,809, while the total number of cases in the “Covid-19” wards reached 908.

He stated that the number of swabs that were conducted during the same period amounted to 12410, bringing the total of examinations to 3417022, noting that the percentage of injuries to the number of these swabs is 5.69 percent.

With regard to the percentage of injuries in the governorates, he said that it reached 28 percent in Ahmadi, 28 percent in Farwaniya, 22 percent in Hawalli, 12 percent in Jahra, and finally 10 percent in the capital.

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.

In addition, Al-Sanad said that “the percentage of decline in some indicators of the epidemiological situation compared to last week: 28.3 percent, the percentage of decline in cases of infection, 25.5 percent in active cases, 18.4 percent in Covid wards, 8.4 percent in Covid care, 2.23 in percent in the rate of infection / swabs,” adding that this “thanks to God, then the efforts of the medical staff, and all of you cooperation.”



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