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Tuesday , September 21 2021

9 deaths; 926 new COVID infections

KUWAIT CITY, Jul 23: Kuwait’s daily coronavirus cases jumped by 926 to 390,794 as deaths rose by nine, including eight unvaccinated patients, to 2,273, the health ministry said on Friday. Another 1,149 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 373,507, ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad said in a statement. The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 1,132, with 322 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 15,014 are receiving regular treatment. Some 12,249 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 3,301,934, mentioned the official. He went on to urge nationals and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly, following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus.

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