17 new coronavirus cases in Kuwait; One more Indian confirmed; total at 176
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Up to 17 coronavirus cases were discovered over past 24 hours bringing total number of people infected with COVID-19 virus to 176, official spokesman of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced on Saturday.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said that one of the cases is for a citizen traveled to the United Arab Emirates, four cases related to travel to the United Kingdom (three of them are Kuwaiti citizens and one is a Lebanese nationality). Three cases related to travel to Switzerland (a Kuwaiti citizen, a Lebanese nationality, and a resident of Somali nationality), as well as one case related to Kuwaiti citizen traveled to Egypt.
He mentioned that there are eight cases related to person travelled to the United Kingdom including four Kuwaiti citizens, one Indian national, two domestic workers of Filipino nationality and one Egyptian.
Earlier, the Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced that five more patients recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of recovered cases to 27.
COVID-19 Updates in Kuwait as on 21.03.2020
Diagnosed Cases : 176
Under Treatment : 149
Critical : 05
Dead : 00
Recovered : 27
Quarantined : 349
Source : https://corona.e.gov.kw/En/
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