Kuwait reported a record 6,454 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday in addition to one death and 5,198 recoveries. This is the first time Kuwait reports more than 6,000 new cases in one day since the start of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the number of patients in ICUs increased from 68 on Tuesday to 73 on Wednesday.
The number of patients hospitalized also increased from 398 to 408, while total active cases rose from 46,229 to 47,484. The percentage of daily new cases to new tests increased from 19.7% to 20.4%, while the percentage of recovery remained almost unchanged at 90.3%, according to the health ministry’s bulletin.