Kuwait coronavirus
A volunteer who directs visitors at a coronavirus testing centre, gestures at the Kuwait International Fairgrounds in Mishref, Kuwait on March 18, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Kuwait: Kuwait’s health ministry on Sunday announced 77 new coronavirus cases, bringing to 556 the total number of infections reported in the country.

While Kuwaiti Minister of Health Dr  Basel Al-Sabah, on Sunday, announced the recovery of six cases from the novel coronavirus, raising the country's total recoveries to 99.

Speaking to KUNA, the minister said lab tests and analyses had shown the recovery of the patients, five Kuwaitis and one resident.

The already treated case will be admitted to a rehabilitation ward before being discharged from hospital, the minister added.