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Kuwait registers one Covid-19 death, 58 infections

Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad
Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad
KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait said Thursday it registered 58 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours while one person died of Covid-19.
Ministry of health spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, speaking to KUNA, said registered infections reached 411,018 and deaths topped 2,436.
He added that 97 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours to reach 407,620, saying percentage of recovery was 99.17 percent.
Al-Sanad said 23 patients were in the intensive care units while active cases were 962. He added there were 59 patients receiving treatment in Covid-19 wards.
He said 14,694 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours to reach a total of 4,003,280 since outbreak of the virus, making percentage of daily new cases to new tests at 0.39. (end) shd.bs