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Kuwait lists five COVID deaths, 304 new cases

KUWAIT: Kuwait listed 304 new coronavirus infections yesterday raising the total to 145,204, while five deaths recorded over the past 24 hours upped the death toll from the outbreak to 905, the health ministry said. The ministry had announced earlier that 351 COVID-19 patients had recovered during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 140,989.

The number of people hospitalized with the virus stood yesterday at 3,310, with 79 of them in intensive care units, according to ministry spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad. He added that 6,656 swab tests were conducted over the same period, while total swabs reached 1,158,859. Dr Sanad went on to urge the public to abide by health precautions, mainly following social distancing, which he said is the best way to halt the spread of the virus. – KUNA

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