The official spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, announced the registration of 200 new cases of the emerging coronavirus “Covid 19” in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 408,078, and two deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 2403.
Al-Sanad added to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) today, Saturday, that 598 cases of recovery were also recorded, bringing the total number of people recovered to 400,746, indicating that the percentage of the total recovery cases out of the total injuries amounted to 98.20%.
He stated that the number of those receiving medical care in the intensive care departments reached 158, while the total number of cases that were confirmed to be infected and are still receiving the necessary care reached 4,929, while the total number of cases in the “Covid 19” wards reached 322.
He stated that the number of swabs that were conducted during the same period amounted to 10,543, bringing the total of examinations to 3665577, indicating that the percentage of infections for the number of these swabs is 1.98%.
With regard to the percentage of injuries in the governorates, he said that it reached 25% in Ahmadi, 24% in Jahra, 23% in Hawalli, 17% in Farwaniya, and finally in the capital, 11%.
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 official authorities in the country to review the instructions and recommendations and everything that would contribute to containing the spread of the virus.