Kuwait reports 955 cases, 9 new deaths

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Kuwait has seen a recent spike in the number of cases over the last few days, with 1,073 new cases on Tuesday, 804 on Wednesday, and 1,041 on Thursday. — Courtesy photo

Saudi Gazette report

KUWAIT CITYKuwait on Friday reported 955 new coronavirus cases and nine more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 19,564 and the death toll to 138, according to a health ministry’ statement carried by KUNA.

Kuwait has seen a recent spike in the number of cases over the last few days, with 1,073 new cases on Tuesday, 804 on Wednesday, and 1,041 on Thursday.

Currently, 13,911 patients are receiving treatment, including 180 in intensive care unit, according to the statement.

The ministry also reported the recovery of 310 more patients, taking the total number of recoveries in the country to 5,515.

The Kuwaiti government has imposed a full curfew in the country to stem the spurt in coronavirus cases.

The government also closed stores, malls and other public facilities in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus.


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