COVID-19 cases, deaths rise in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait

      Published on Friday, 1 May , 2020      2627      
COVID-19 cases, deaths rise in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait

  • Coronavirus

More coronavirus deaths and cases were reported in the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Morocco, and Lebanon on Thursday.

In the UAE, 552 new COVID-19 cases pushed the overall count to 12,481, while the death toll rose by seven to 552.

A total of 2,429 patients in the country have recovered so far.

Kuwait’s Health Ministry confirmed 284 new cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 4,024.

Two more fatalities moved the death toll in the country to 26.

The number of cases in Bahrain passed 3,000 on Thursday.

A total of 116 new coronavirus cases pushed the overall count to 3,037, including eight deaths and 1,495 recoveries, the Health Ministry said in a tweet.

In Morocco, 38 more cases raised the total to 4,359, including 969 recoveries and 168 fatalities.

Lebanon’s Health Ministry reported four new cases, raising the total to 725, while the death toll remained at 24.

Over 3.21 million people in 186 countries and regions have been infected since the virus emerged in China last December, with the US and Europe being the world’s hardest-hit areas.

A significant proportion of patients – close to one million – have recovered from COVID-19, but the disease has also claimed over 228,000 lives so far, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University in the US.

Category Coronavirus, Gulf News | 2020/05/01 latest update at 1:35 PM
Source : Anadolu Agency | Photocredit : Google
Comments Add comment

Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bahrain Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Bahrain and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bahrain Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bahrain, the Gulf and the world.