Two patients who recently tested positive for COVID-19 after being repatriated from Kuwait are under observation in the Intensive Care Unit of the IDH, Health Ministry sources told Daily Mirror last night.
Sources said that treatment was ongoing on all patients and rejected allegations that the new patients, who had returned from Kuwait were carrying the Italian strain of the virus.
"The situation is well under control. Ofcourse we are closely monitoring them and it is too early to say if they are carrying the Italian form of the virus. Patients are repsonding well to treatment," medical sources said.
The number of COVID-19 patients jumped to 1,317 by last night with a majority of patients being those who were recently repatriated from Kuwait.(Jamila Husain)