Kuwait has confirmed 857 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 91,244, the health ministry announced on Tuesday.
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The ministry also confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths, raising the death toll to 548.
Meanwhile, an additional 617 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered, raising the total number of recoveries 81,654.
Health authorities continue with their testing efforts having conducted 5,048 tests over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of tests to 653,099.
There remains 9,042 active cases in Kuwait with 89 in critical condition, according to the health ministry.
تعلن #وزارة_الصحة عن تأكيد إصابة 857 حالة جديدة، وتسجيل 617 حالة شفاء، و 2 حالة وفاة جديدة بـ #فيروس_كورونا_المستجدّ COVID-19 ، ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات 91,244 حالة pic.twitter.com/UqqkaTQfir— وزارة الصحة - الكويت (@KUWAIT_MOH) September 8, 2020
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