KUWAIT, Aug 18: The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, Tuesday, that 643 new infection cases of corona virus (Covid-19) recorded in past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 77,470 cases. 3 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of fatalities registered to date to 505.
Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad stated that the infections as per the health regions, 158 cases in Al-Ahmadi health district, 152 cases in Al-Jahra health district, 134 cases in Hawalli Health District, 107 cases in Hawalli Al-Farwaniya and 92 cases in the Capital Health District.
101 cases were in ICU making the total of all cases that were confirmed to have (Covid-19) disease and are still receiving the necessary medical care, 7,692 cases.
Number of swabs taken in past 24 hours were 5306, bringing the total to 568,440 tests.
610 infected had recovered during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries from (Covid-19) to 69,243 cases