KUWAIT, Sept 24: Kuwait’s Ministry of Health said Thursday 552 people tested positive for the coronavirus while two persons died of the pandemic in the past 24 hours. Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, in a statement to KUNA, said total registered cases reached 101,851 while deaths topped 592.
He said distribution of cases in health areas was: 154 in Hawally, 128 in Ahmadi, 113 in the Capital, 95 in Farwaniya and 62 in Jahra.
Al-Sanad said 101 patients were in the intensive care units while number of patients receiving treatment was 8,298.
Al-Sanad said health care workers conducted 4,516 swab tests in the past 24 hours to raise total tests since outbreak of the virus to 725,025.
He renewed calls on the public to abide by preventive rules like physical distancing and avoiding gatherings.
The MoH said earlier today 620 people recovered from coronavirus in the past 24 hours to raise total to 92,961(KUNA)