Kuwait announces 674 new COVID-19 cases, tally 82,945

      Published on Thursday, 27 August , 2020      431 Views     
Kuwait announces 674 new COVID-19 cases, tally 82,945

  • Coronavirus

Kuwait has recorded 674 further cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a drop of 24 new cases compared to the tally reported the day before, taking the country’s overall infections to 82,945, a health official said Thursday.

All the new cases were in contact with previously infected people or are being investigated for sources of infection and identifying those who were in contact, the Health Ministry’s spokesman Dr Abdullah Al Sanad added in an update.

The ministry announced one new death from COVID-19, raising Kuwait’s total such fatalities to 522 so far, the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported.

There are 97 patients receiving intensive care treatment, Dr Al Sanad said.

Kuwait’s total virus tests have reached 603,604 after 4,191 tests have been done over the past 24 hours.

The Health Ministry also said that 616 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing to 74,522 the overall number of recoveries from the disease in Kuwait.



In recent weeks, Kuwait has loosened virus-related restrictions. A partial nationwide curfew is due to be lifted next Sunday.

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Category Coronavirus, Kuwait News | 2020/08/27 latest update at 6:34 PM
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