COVID-19: Kuwait announces 751 new coronavirus in 24 hours
Kuwait on Wednesday confirmed 751 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking to 11,028 its infection tally, the Health Ministry said.
The Health Ministry also reported 7 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 82 the total such fatalities in Kuwait.
As of today 7,683 patients are receiving treatment and 169 patients are in intensive care unit (ICU)
The ministry also said 162 more patients have recovered from COVID-19, raising to 3,263 the total recoveries in the country.
Legal action has been taken against 21 people who violated curfew law yesterday, From these 18 were Kuwaiti citizens where as 3 were expats.
Meanwhile, 3 Egyptians were arrested for assaulting a police officer they have been referred to concerned authorities.
Repatriation of Kuwait’s from Saudi Arabia through the land checkpoint Al-Nuwaiseeb has began, at least 400 citizens expected to enter each day.
Kuwait imposes a total curfew in the country till May 30 to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. People in Kuwait have been told to follow curfew restrictions and abide by the health authority instructions.
Coronavirus cases have increased due to the failure to abide by social distancing, Minister of Health, Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said.
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During the total curfew everyone is permitted to walk in their own residential area without the use of an vehicle from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.
Kuwait said that there will be a gradual opening keeping in view of precautionary measures after the period of a total lockdown.