KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Kuwait’s Ministry of Health on Saturday reported six COVID-19 deaths and 795 infections in the past 24 hours. The new figures took the country’s death toll to 1,687 and the caseload to 290,801, noted the ministry’s spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad in statements to KUNA. He pointed out that some 1,047 more have recovered over the past day, raising the total to 276,792.
He added that the number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 12,322, including 194 currently at in ICUs. Al-Sanad revealed that some 6,991 swabs conducted over the last day, bringing the total to 2.45 million.
He renewed calls to abide by health precautions to curb the spread of the virus.