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COVID-19: Kuwait records 671 further infections, 4 deaths

Gulf News 2020-06-30 18:51:38

Cairo: Kuwait has registered 671 further cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, raising the country's infection tally to 46,195, the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported Tuesday.

The Health Ministry also announced four more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total such fatalities in Kuwait to 354.

All the new cases were in contact with previously infected people or are being investigated for sources of infection, the ministry's spokesman Dr Abdullah Al Sanad said in a daily update.

There are 139 patients receiving intensive care treatment, the official said.

Meanwhile, 55 more people have completed mandatory institutional quarantine and will have to spend 14 additional days in home isolation.

Kuwait has done 4,045 swabs over the past 24 hours, bringing to 386,887 the country's total virus tests so far, according to Dr Al Sanad.

The Health Ministry also said 717 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries from the disease in Kuwait to 37,030.