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Kuwait reports one new coronavirus death, 93 infections

Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad
Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad
KUWAIT, April 18 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health on Saturday reported 93 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections and one fatality in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 1,751 and total deaths to six patients.
In a statement, Health Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that 34 patients were in intensive care 18 of them are in critical condition and 16 stable. He added that the death cases reached six after confirming the death of a Bengali resident (68 years old), noting that he was in the intensive care unit for 9 days.
Those currently receiving treatment at hospitals reached 1,465 patients said the spokesperson, adding that 20 individuals have completed quarantine in the last 24 hours.
Earlier, the ministry announced the recovery of 22 new patients, bringing the total to 280 recoveries. (end) mak.aa