KUWAIT CITY, Apr 2: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced Thursday that 25 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 342, the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in the daily briefing.
Earlier in the day, Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced the recovery of one person from the novel coronavirus, raising the country’s total recoveries to 81.
In addition, 261 virus patients are still receiving necessary treatment, while 15 others are in intensive care units; including five 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
4 cases related to Kuwaiti national travel to UK
1 case related to Kuwaiti national to France
1 case related to Filipino expat travel to France
9 cases who came in contact with confirmed case
7 Indian expats
1 Bangladeshi expat
1 Indian who traveled to India
10 cases under investigation