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77 new infections recorded in Kuwait – Total 556

KUWAIT CITY, Apr 5:

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced, Sunday, that 77 people were infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 556.

Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in the daily briefing that 100 virus patients are still receiving necessary treatment, while 17 others are in intensive care units; including six in critical condition.

In regard to those infected, Dr. Al-Sanad indicated that one belonged to a citizen recently returning from France as part of the Kuwaitis repatriation campaign.

The rest of the 74 cases include two Kuwaitis, 58 Indian nationals, eight Pakistanis, three Bangladeshis, two Egyptians, and one Iranian all encountering patient’s epidemic investigation.

The Indian nationals’ cases are connected with two of their compatriot patients under epidemic investigation.Those clearing quarantine reached 911, stated the official.

Earlier today, the ministry announced the recovery of six new patients, five Kuwaitis and one expatriate. The total is 99 recovering patients.

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