Kuwait on Thursday said 5,990 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s caseload to 564,735, health
ministry data showed. Some 5,101 more people recovered from the virus to up the number of those to have overcome the disease to 507,174, according to ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al- Sanad, adding that the recovery to positive case ratio stands at 89.8 percent. Two fatalities linked to the virus upped the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 2,503, while 503 people are hospitalized with the virus, 89 of whom need intensive care, he told KUNA. Some 33,081 swab tests were conducted over the last day, out of a total of 7,018,332 so far, added the spokesman.

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