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Kuwait records 12,860 COVID-19 cases, 96 deaths

Kuwait records 12,860 COVID-19 cases, 96 deaths : Google
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Kuwait on Friday reported 885 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths, raising the tally of infections in the country to 12,860 and the death toll to 96, the health ministry said in a statement.

Currently, 9,124 patients are receiving treatment, including 190 in ICU, according to the statement.

The ministry also announced the recovery of 189 more patients, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 3,640.

The Kuwaiti government has imposed a full curfew in the country to curb the rapid rise in coronavirus cases.

On March 13, Kuwait suspended all commercial flights. The government also closed stores, malls and barbershops in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.

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Category: #Coronavirus, #Coronavirus Kuwait, #Kuwait News | 2020/05/17 latest update at 7:00 AM
Source : Xinhua | Photocredit : Google
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