Kuwait reports 1,406 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

The total number of cases in Kuwait is 254,472

  
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.

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.

REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

KUWAIT - Kuwait announced 1,406 new coronavirus cases and eight related deaths in the past 24 hours, reported state news agency KUNA.

The agency quoted the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health as saying that the new figures took the total cases to 254,472 and deaths to 1,436 respectively.

The ministry added that 1,283 patients have recovered from the virus over the past day, bringing the total recoveries to 237,667.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.

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