KUWAIT, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday 21 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 412,578.
The death toll from the virus stood at 2,461 as no deaths were reported in the same period, the ministry's spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad told KUNA.
As many as 40 recoveries were registered in the corresponding period, raising the tally to 409,679, he added.
Five patients are at ICUs, while the number of those receiving treatment at COVID wards is 17, he revealed, indicating that 438 others are receiving treatment for the viral infection.
Swab tests conducted in 24 hours hit 16,155, increasing the total to 4,741,080, he stated. (end)