KUWAIT, July 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Health Thursday registered nine coronavirus-related deaths; eight not vaccinated, while recording 987 infections in the past 24 hours.
Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, in a statement to KUNA, said total deaths reached 2,264 and registered infections topped 389,868.
He added that 1,233 people recovered in the past 24 hours to reach a total of 372,358, adding that percentage of recoveries to infections was 95.50.
Al-Sanad said there were 316 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units, while 15,246 people were receiving medical care. He added there were 1,143 patients in hospitals.
He said health care workers conducted 12,685 swab tests in the past 24 hours to reach almost 3.3 million since outbreak of the pandemic. He added percentage of new cases-to-swab ratio was 7.78.
Al-Sanad said percentages of infections in Ahmadi governorate was 29, Hawally 28, Farwaniya 20, Jahra 11 and Capital 12. (end) mrv.hb