Kuwaiti Ministry of Health today reported 641 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 7,208.
Deaths reached 47 with three new cases, Kuwait News Agency, (KUNA), reported.
The ministry official spokesperson, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said in a statement to KUNA that among the casualties were three Kuwaitis who have recently returned from the United Kingdom.
Dr. Al-Sanad declared discovery of 638 new infection cases, including persons who contracted the germ due to mingling and others under examination to determine how they contracted the pathogen.
Among the infected cases, discovered in past 24 hours, there were 160 Indians, 154 Kuwaitis, 122 Egyptians, 48 Bangladeshis and 44 Pakistanis.
Dr. Al-Sanad revealed that 91 patients remained in intensive care units, adding that the overall number of infected persons who continued to receive medical care reached 4,695.
Up to 108 patients were discharged from quarantine in past 24 hours but would subject themselves to house isolation for 14 days, Dr. Al-Sanad said.
He affirmed that 29,164 who returned from abroad were subjected to medical examination.