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Kuwait records 7,208 COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Kuwait records 7,208 COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths : Google
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Kuwait on Friday reported 641 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths, bringing the total infections in the country to 7,208 and the death toll to 47, the health ministry said in a statement.


The new cases included three Kuwaiti citizens who returned from Britain, the statement said.

Currently, 4,695 patients are receiving treatment, including 91 in ICU, according to the statement.

In addition, the ministry announced the recovery of 85 patients from the coronavirus, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 2,466.

The Kuwaiti government has imposed a nationwide curfew to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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, #Government, #Kuwait News | 2020/05/09 latest update at 12:00 PM
Source : Xinhua | Photocredit : Google
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