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Kuwait confirms 851 new coronavirus infection cases, 7 deaths

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1441/10/8 - 2020/05/31

Kuwait, May 31, 2020, SPA -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health on Sunday announced 851 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total to 27,043, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

Seven deaths from Covid-19 took the death toll to 212, said the Ministry's Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad in his daily press briefing.

Currently, there are 200 patients receiving medical care at intensive care wards, Dr. Al-Sanad revealed.

Meanwhile, the health authorities conducted 3,349 swabs, in past 24 hours, raising whole count of such tests to 293,362, Dr. Al-Sanad added.

Earlier, Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced the recovery of 1,230 people from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 11,386.

--SPA
15:46 LOCAL TIME 12:46 GMT
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