Coronavirus: Kuwait records 836 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths in 24 hours

A Kuwaiti health ministry worker conducts a random test for the coronavirus. (File photo: AFP)

Kuwait recorded 836 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 54,894, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

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A total of 549 Kuwaiti citizens and 287 non-Kuwaiti expatriates tested positive for the virus, the ministry said.

Four people died due to COVID-19, the ministry added. The virus-related death toll in Kuwait is now 390.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in the country rose to 44,610 after 649 people recovered from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to the ministry.

Commercial acitivities were 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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Last Update: Sunday, 12 July 2020 KSA 15:14 - GMT 12:14
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