Kuwait City: Kuwait’s overall new coronavirus infections has surpassed the 100,000 mark, the Health Ministry has confirmed.
The country recorded 719 new cases of the virus over the past 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 100,683.
Three more deaths from COVID-19 were recorded, raising Kuwait’s fatality tally to 588, ministry spokesman Dr Abdullah Al Sanad said in an update.
There are 99 patients receiving intensive care treatment, he added.
Kuwait’s total virus tests reached 715,887 after 4,651 tests have been done over the past 24 hours.
The ministry said that the overall recoveries in Kuwait have risen to 91,612 after 682 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 over the last 24 hours.