KUWAIT CITY, March 30: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced Monday that 11 people were infected by the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, in the last 24 hours.
This brings the country’s tally of confirmed virus cases up to 266, the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a daily news briefing.
Earlier in the day, Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced the recovery of five additional people from the novel coronavirus, raising the country’s total recoveries to 72.
In addition, 194 virus patients are still receiving necessary treatment, while 13 others are in intensive care units; including three in a critical condition.
The spokesman; once again, urged citizens and residents alike to follow the guidelines and instructions of Kuwaiti health authorities and World Health Organization, primarily maintaining social distancing and home quarantine in order to curb the spread of the virus.
2 cases related to Kuwait national travel to UK
1 case Expat travel to Saudi
8 cases came in contact with confirmed infection cases:
1 Kuwaiti national contact from Switzerland and France
7 cases of Indian expats who came in contact with confirmed case
1 case of Indian expat under investigation