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Kuwait lists 43 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad
Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad
KUWAIT, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's daily coronavirus cases rose by 43 to 411,124 as deaths increased by one to 2,438, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Another 112 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 407,824, according to ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad in a statement.
The number of people hospitalized with the virus at COVID-19 wards is 60, with 17 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that another 862 are receiving regular treatment.
Some 14,503 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 4,033,752, mentioned the official.
He went on to urge nationals and expatriates alike that abiding by health precautions, mainly, following social distancing rules, is the only way to halt the spread of the virus. (end) shd.aa