Coronavirus: Kuwait reports 682 new Covid-19 cases

Two new deaths were also reported on Friday

  
Image used for illustrative purpose only. A security employee checks temperatures of the labourers before entering a construction worksite, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmadi, Kuwait March 28, 2020.

Image used for illustrative purpose only. A security employee checks temperatures of the labourers before entering a construction worksite, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmadi, Kuwait March 28, 2020.

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The Kuwait health ministry on Wednesday reported 682 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 720 recoveries.

Two new deaths were also reported.

This takes the total number of cases in the country to 70,727, and recoveries to 62,330. The death toll has now risen to 471.

As many as 4,086 new Covid-19 tests were carried out in the country, the ministry said, taking the total to 526,286.

There are 7,926 active cases in the country, of which 124 are in serious condition.

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