Kuwait says low COVID-19 mortality rate due to strong treatment protocols

Kuwait is slowly returning to normality after a long lockdown due to coronavirus. (AFP file photo)

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Kuwait says low COVID-19 mortality rate due to strong treatment protocols

  • Health ministry lashes out on efforts undermining efofrts of medical teams

DUBAI: Kuwait said that its strong health system and effective treatment protocols have ensured low COVID-19 mortality rates in the country, and rebuffed as ‘divorced from reality’ allegations some patients have been unable to access medical care.

The Kuwaiti health ministry is using ‘sophisticated safe curative and technical protocols as recommended by specialized international organizations’, a report from state news agency KUNA noted.

Kuwait’s latest COVID-19 related death toll stand at 740, from a current caseload of 120,232, since the coronavirus pandemic started. Overnight cases meanwhile were at 812 from 7,853 swab tests that were conducted.

KUNA added that health guidelines must be followed to rein in the spread of the coronavirus as well as ignore misinformation pertinent to relevant protocols must be shrugged off.

The country’s health ministry particularly lashed out on efforts undermining the sacrifices of medical teams and hit at allegations patients were denied access to hospitals.

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Kuwait says low COVID-19 mortality rate due to strong treatment protocols

Kuwait is slowly returning to normality after a long lockdown due to coronavirus. (AFP file photo)
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Kuwait says low COVID-19 mortality rate due to strong treatment protocols

  • Health ministry lashes out on efforts undermining efofrts of medical teams
Updated 27 sec ago

DUBAI: Kuwait said that its strong health system and effective treatment protocols have ensured low COVID-19 mortality rates in the country, and rebuffed as ‘divorced from reality’ allegations some patients have been unable to access medical care.

The Kuwaiti health ministry is using ‘sophisticated safe curative and technical protocols as recommended by specialized international organizations’, a report from state news agency KUNA noted.

Kuwait’s latest COVID-19 related death toll stand at 740, from a current caseload of 120,232, since the coronavirus pandemic started. Overnight cases meanwhile were at 812 from 7,853 swab tests that were conducted.

KUNA added that health guidelines must be followed to rein in the spread of the coronavirus as well as ignore misinformation pertinent to relevant protocols must be shrugged off.

The country’s health ministry particularly lashed out on efforts undermining the sacrifices of medical teams and hit at allegations patients were denied access to hospitals.

UAE confirms 1,563 new cases of coronavirus infections

  • The country’s caseload is now at 122,273
Updated 24 October 2020

DUBAI: The UAE reported 1,563 new cases of coronavirus infections after the health authorities conducted 120,351 additional COVID-19 tests for citizens and residents.

The country’s caseload is now at 122,273, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a report from state news agency WAM.

The health ministry likewise confirmed one death related to COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 475 since the pandemic began.

There were meanwhile an additional 1,704 individuals who recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 115,068.

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