Total Coronavirus Cases Cross 15,000 in Kuwait

Health ministry workers, wearing protective outfits, wait on the tarmac of the Kuwait international Airport to receive Kuwaitis returning from Frankfurt on March 26, 2020, to be taken to a hospital for novel coronavirus checkups, in the capital Kuwait City. (Photo by STR / AFP)
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The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced 841 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 15,691, while 6 deaths were reported as well bringing the fatalities’ toll up to 118.

In the daily press briefing, Health Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that 161 patients were in intensive care.

All new cases of corona infection are related to contact and are under investigation among them are 232 Indians, 194 Egyptians, 162 Kuwaitis and 63 Bangladeshis, and the rest of the cases are of other nationalities

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Health areas: 284 Farwaniya, 212 Hawally, 166 Ahmadi, 97 AJahra, and 82 Al-Asimah

Earlier today, the Ministry announced the recovery of 246 patients, bringing the total to 4,339 recoveries


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