Kuwait Reports 729 New COVID-19 Cases, 114,744 In Total

KUWAIT, Oct 17 (NNN-KUNA) – Kuwait yesterday reported 729 new COVID-19 cases and six more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 114,744 and the death toll to 690, the Health Ministry said.

Currently, 7,559 patients are receiving treatment, including 136 in ICU, according to the statement.

The ministry also announced the recovery of 649 more patients, raising the total recoveries in the country to 106,495.

On Sept 14, the Kuwaiti government decided to postpone the fifth phase of a plan, to return to normal, until further notice. During the fifth phase, theatres and cinemas will be allowed to reopen, and all social events permitted to be held.– NNN-KUNA