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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Kuwait on Tuesday said 1,482 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s caseload to 420,796, health ministry data showed. Some 201 more people recovered from the virus to up the number of those to have overcome the disease to 412,274. according to ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, adding that the recovery to positive case ratio stands at 98 percent.
The death toll from the pandemic remained unchanged at 2,468, while 38 people are hospitalized with the virus, nine of whom need intensive care, he told KUNA. Some 22,159 swab tests were conducted over the last day, out of a total of 6,047,491 so far, added the spokesman.