TASS, April 30. Kuwaiti doctors have identified 284 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, Kuwait’s KUNA news agency reported citing the national health ministry on Thursday.
The agency added that the total number of cases rose to 4,024 in the country.
According to the ministry, two people died over the last 24 hours, while 150 patients recovered. Since the outbreak erupted in Kuwait, 26 fatalities were recorded as well as 1,539 recoveries.
In late December 2019, Chinese officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of a previously unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, in central China. Since then, cases of the novel coronavirus - named COVID-19 by the WHO - have been reported in every corner of the globe.
On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. According to the latest statistics, over 3,200,000 people have been infected worldwide and more than 228,000 deaths have been reported. In addition, so far, over 1,000,000 individuals have recovered from the illness across the globe.