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Kuwait reports 1,008 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths

Kuwait, The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health today announced 1,008 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total to 26,192.

 

Deaths reached 205 with the addition to 11 fatalities.

 

The Official Spokesperson of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said in a statement to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that all these patients had contracted the germ from infected persons and others suspected of being contaminated with the pathogen.

 

The 1,008 infection cases include 287 citizens, 229 Indians, 133 Bangladeshis, 171 Egyptians and the rest of diverse nationalities.

 

Currently, there are 206 patients receiving medical care at intensive care wards, Dr. Al-Sanad said, adding that 52 persons were discharged from quarantine in past 24 hours.

 

Meanwhile, the health authorities conducted 3,661 swab tests, in past 24 hours, raising whole count of such tests to 290,013, Dr. Al-Sanad said.

 

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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