337 newly infected; 670 recover from coronavirus.

Kuwait recorded 337 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours to up the total to 140,393, while 2 fatalities pushed its death toll from the outbreak to 868, the health ministry said.

The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 6,677, with 80 of them in intensive care units, according to ministry Spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad, adding that some 4,492 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 1,056,493 so far.

The ministry had earlier reported that some 670 people had recovered from the virus over the past day, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 132848.

The spokesman went on to urge citizens and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly, following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus.

Source- Arab Times.


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