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Wednesday , October 27 2021

1,836 new infections; 8 deaths

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Kuwait’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday said that 1,836 people were infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and eight others, including seven unvaccinated, died of the disease in the past 24 hours. Today’s figures took the total infections to 356,687 and death toll to 1,969 since the outbreak of the pandemic, Ministry’s Spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad told KUNA. As many as 1,677 people cured from the disease in the same period, pushing the total recoveries up to 336,122, he added. He pointed out that over 19,500 patients are being treated at hospitals, in addition to 296 cases at the intensive care units. Medical swabs conducted in 24 hours hit 14,887, taking the total to 2.976 million, he said, indicating that the ratio between recoveries to swabs is 12.33 percent today. Al-Sanad renewed his call for both citizens and residents to abide by health precautions and physical distancing, as well as avoid gatherings. (KUNA)

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