KUWAIT, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that 4,337 new COVID-19 infections, 4,063 recoveries, and a single death were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry's official spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a statement to KUNA that the tallies for infections and recoveries hit 479,640 and 432,729 respectively.
Deaths went up to 2,480, said the spokesman, revealing that there were 43 patients in ICU, 336 in COVID-19 wards, and 44,431 active cases.
He indicated that swab tests hit 6,540,444 with 31,175 new tests carried out in the last 24 hours. (end) mrf.mt