COVID-19: Kuwait Reports 692 New Cases and 3 Deaths Today

A Kuwaiti police car patrols deserted streets in Kuwait city, on March 23, 2020, a day after authorities declared a nationwide curfew amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP)
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The Ministry of Health of Kuwait announced that three patients infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) had passed away over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll up to 175.

The Health Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that 692 people had tested positive for the highly contagious virus, bringing the overall number of infections in the country to 23,267.

Earlier in the day, the Health Ministry confirmed the recovery of 640 additional novel coronavirus patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 7,946 so far.

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