Kuwait reports 798 coronavirus cases

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Kuwait, Feb.14 (BNA): Kuwait has today confirmed 798 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, raising the total  177,701  cases, while the death toll stood at 964.


The Health Ministry’s Official Spokesman spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that five infected patients had passed away, bringing the death toll to 1,003. 


The number of people hospitalised with the virus currently stands at 10,679, with 133 of them in intensive care units, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad added.


A total of 765 infected patients had recovered from the virus, raising the overall tally to 166,019. The health authorities conducted  7,514 swab tests, bringing the overall number to 1,667,920, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).