Currently, 15,229 patients are receiving treatment, including 197 in ICU, according to the statement.
The ministry also announced the recovery of 752 more patients, raising the total recoveries in the country to 8,698.
The Kuwaiti government has imposed a full curfew in the country to curb the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
Kuwait donated medical supplies worth 3 million U.S. dollars to China at the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak, while China has been facilitating the procurement of medical supplies by Kuwait.
On April 27, a team of Chinese medical experts visited Kuwait to assist the Arab country’s anti-coronavirus fight, sharing with Kuwaiti counterparts their experience and expertise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.