Kuwait reported no news deaths but 701 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 74,486, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday.
The virus-related death toll currently stands at 489.
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Meanwhile, the number of recoveries in the country rose to 66,099 after 648 people recovered from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the ministry added.
تعلن #وزارة_الصحة عن تأكيد إصابة 701 حالة جديدة، وتسجيل 648 حالة شفاء، و لم يتم تسجل أي حالة وفاة جديدة بـ #فيروس_كورونا_المستجدّ COVID-19 ، ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات 74,486 حالة pic.twitter.com/qmJWokBpuI— وزارة الصحة - الكويت (@KUWAIT_MOH) August 13, 2020
Only 118 COVID-19 cases are in serious condition, the ministry said.
Kuwait resumed operations at its international airport on August 1, but has banned flights to some countries including Iran, Egypt, India, and Bangladesh.
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