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Kuwait reports 330 new COVID cases, one death

KUWAIT: Kuwait listed 330 new coronavirus infections yesterday, taking the total number of cases to 141,547, while one fatality was recorded over the past 24 hours, upping the death toll from the outbreak to 872, the health ministry said. The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 5,925, with 80 of them in intensive care units, said ministry spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad, adding that some 7,458 swab tests were conducted in the past day, taking the total to 1,075,651 tests. The ministry earlier reported 717 more people recovered from the virus over the past day, raising the total of those who have overcome the disease to 134,750. The spokesman urged citizens and expatriates that abiding by health precautions, mainly following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus.  —KUNA

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