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Kuwait reports 588 new COVID-19 cases, one death

KUWAIT: Kuwait announced 588 new coronavirus infections and one virus-related death yesterday, taking total cases to 163,450 and deaths to 958, the health ministry said. The number of people hospitalized with the virus stands at 6,105, with 46 of them in intensive care units, according to ministry spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad. He said some 9,964 swab tests were conducted over the past day, taking the total to 1,500,913 tests.

The ministry earlier reported some 648 more people were cured of the virus over the past day, raising the total of those who have overcome the disease to 156,387. Sanad urged nationals and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly by following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus. – KUNA

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