KUWAIT, Oct 21 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health said Kuwait's coronavirus caseload rose by 25 to 412,449 over the past 24 hours while the death toll from the viral disease surged to 2,460 after confirming one death case.
Another 41 patients were cured, raising the overall recoveries to 409,490, the ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdallah Al-Sanad in his daily statement on Thursday.
The number of Covid-19 patients who receive treatment at hospital wards dropped to at 12, including six ICU occupants. The overall number of patients who still receive medical treatment, including those being treated at home, stands at 500, Dr. Al-Sanad revealed.
Some 18,043 swab tests were conducted over the last day, which took the total to 4,654,108, he added. (end) mrf.aa