Dubai: Kuwait has reported a total of 10,147 new COVID-19 infections and 43 deaths over the past week (April 10 to 16), local media reported.
The country’s health officials have warned that the epidemiological situation requires precautionary measures. The total number of swabs increased to 62,721 during the past week.
They added that hospital admissions also rose from 226 cases on Saturday, April 10 to 247 cases on Friday, April 16, which means a significant escalation of the rates.
The officials attributed the rise of COVID-19 cases to continuous contact, non-conformance with preventive measures, and not wearing masks. They called on everyone to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health to prevent the transmission of infection.