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Kuwait reports 976 new COVID-19 cases, 182,460 in total

Kuwait reports 976 new COVID-19 cases, 182,460 in total : Google
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Kuwait reported on Friday 976 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 182,460.

The Kuwaiti Health Ministry also announced seven more deaths, taking the death toll to 1,034.

The tally of recoveries in Kuwait rose by 920 to 170,326, while 11,100 coronavirus-related patients were receiving treatment, it said.

According to Kuwait News Agency, 454,522 people in Kuwait have registered to take the COVID-19 vaccine as of Feb. 15, about 137,000 people have taken the vaccine.

Kuwait has banned the entry of non-Kuwaitis to the country for two weeks starting from Feb. 7, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Kuwaiti government also decided to suspend all commercial activities between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. local time, excluding pharmacies and grocery shops, for up to a month.

All activities in Kuwaiti sports clubs, gyms, salons, and spa centers are also suspended.

In addition, all celebrations, including the National Day celebration later the month, are prohibited. Businesses and individuals found in breach of government-imposed COVID-19 measures during the National Day holidays will face strict penalties.

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Category: #Coronavirus, #Coronavirus Kuwait, #Government | 2021/02/20 latest update at 11:39 AM
Source : Xinhua | Photocredit : Google
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