Kuwait News, Jan 17: Kuwait recorded a record number of daily infections with the Corona virus, as the Ministry of Health announced today, Monday, the registration of 5,147 new cases of the emerging coronavirus “Covid-19” in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 470,478.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, told KUNA that 3,203 recoveries were recorded, bringing the total number of people recovered to 424,645, indicating that the percentage of total recovery cases out of the total injuries amounted to 90.3%.
Al-Sanad explained that a death was recorded as a result of the injury, bringing the total number of registered cases to 2477. [Read Also: Reducing home quarantine for Vaccinated arrivals to 7 days]
He stated that the number of those receiving medical care in the intensive care departments amounted to 33 cases, while the total number of cases that were confirmed to be infected and still receiving the necessary care reached 43,356, and the total number of cases in the “Covid-19” wards reached 266.
He added that the number of swabs that were conducted during the same period amounted to 31,788, bringing the total of tests to 647,066, noting that the percentage of injuries to the number of these swabs amounted to 16.2%.