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Tuesday , September 21 2021

987 new COVID infections; 6 deaths

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Kuwait Ministry of Health on Saturday registered six coronavirus-related deaths; four not vaccinated, while recording 987 infections in the past 24 hours. Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, in a statement to KUNA, said total deaths reached 2,279 and registered infections topped 391,781. He added that 1,479 people recovered in the past 24 hours to reach a total of 374,986, adding that percentage of recoveries to infections was 95.71. Al-Sanad said there were 318 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units, while 14,516 people were receiving medical care. He added there were 1,113 patients in hospitals. He said health care workers conducted 12,466 swab tests in the past 24 hours to reach 3.3 million since outbreak of the pandemic. He added that percentage of new cases-to-swab ratio was 7.92. Al-Sanad said percentages of infections in Ahmadi governorate was 28, Hawally 23, Farwaniya 21, Jahra 14 and Capital 14. (KUNA)

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