A man is inoculated with a dose of the Pizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus at al-Siddeeq health centre, in Kuwait City
Sharjah24 – KUNA: Kuwait's Ministry of Health said that 150 people tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours, taking the country's caseload to 414,911.
A patient succumbed to the viral illness, raising the death toll to 2,468, the Ministry's Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad told KUNA on Saturday. The recoveries rose by 43 to 411,299, representing 99.13 percent of the overall infections.
There are five ICU cases and 1,144 others being treated at home, in addition to 19 patients at hospital wards, he noted.
As many as 18,813 swab tests have been conducted which raised the total to 5,838,773, AlSanad added.