768 new infection cases reported; 5 deaths

KUWAIT, Feb 21: Kuwait said 768 people tested positive for coronavirus with five related deaths reported on Sunday taking the total cases up to 184,090 as deaths rose to 1,044 respectively, according to the health ministry.

The ministry also reported that 967 more people have been cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the disease to 172,227, spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad told a press conference.

The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 10,819, with 147 of them in intensive care units, he added, revealing that some 6,006 swab tests were conducted over the last day out of a total of 1,731,704.

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 (KUNA) —

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