Arabic local newspaper Alrai reported that The health authorities will be assessing the developments of the coronavirus pandemic situation in the country. There has been a jump in the number of cases in ICU to 11% within one day which is recorded highest since mid-July with 139 cases

The Minister of Health, Dr. Basil Al-Sabah, denied the rumors that were circulating yesterday about the recommendation to return to the partial ban, informed sources told that “any decisions taken within the framework of the Corona confrontation plan are carried out according to predetermined procedures based on indicators and reports, and the five criteria that regulate the plan Returning to normal life and moving between its stages, whether with regard to the transmission scale (R0), or the stability of infection numbers, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds and hospital beds, and the number of infected people relative to daily swabs.

The deaths that were recorded in the recent period are distributed among different age groups, but many of them suffer from chronic diseases.The intensive care cases have begun to witness some aspects of an increase after a state of stability and decline during the past two months, reaching 84 cases only in mid-September due to negligence in adhering to health requirements and instructions which has led to the increase in infection and high risk. About 7 cases were placed on extracorporeal life support (ECMO) at Jaber Hospital.

The sources reminded that  “the option of resorting to strict measures is an option, adherence to health requirements is the weapon to avoid returning to the strict measures imposed by some countries in the world “. 

source:https://www.alraimedia.com/article/1503468