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Coronavirus: Kuwait confirms 762 new COVID-19 cases, 593 recoveries in 24 hours

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Kuwait recorded 762 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 52,007, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday.

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A total of 501 Kuwaiti citizens tested positive, while 261 non-Kuwaiti expatriates tested positive for the virus.

Two people died due to complications caused by the coronavirus, which brings the virus-related death toll in Kuwait to 379.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries reached 42,108 after 593 people recovered from the coronavirus.

Commercial acitivities were allowed to resume with some restrictions as part of the country’s second phase of reopening.

International flights to and from Kuwait will resume on August 1, the country announced last week.

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