COVID-19: Kuwait records 665 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours
Kuwait on Monday, confirmed 665 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 24 hours, taking to 21,967 its infection tally, the Health Ministry said.
The Health Ministry also reported 9 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 165 the total such fatalities in Kuwait.
195 are Indians, 148 are Kuwaitis, 96 are Egyptians and 73 are Bangladeshis were amount 665 cases of today.
The Ministry of Interior stated that on Sunday, 24th May. 16 people violated the curfew law. From these 14 were Kuwaiti nationals and 2 were expats.
#Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, Wednesday, that 504 cases recovered from of those infected with coronavirus (Covid 19), bringing the number of cases that recovered 6621 cases.
Meanwhile, The Ministry of Interior had informed that expats gathering is a violation of the law which will lead to punishment or deportation hence kindly avoid any gatherings on playgrounds or doing any other activities during walking and keep proper distance while walking or doing exercise.
Tax on Expats remittances returned to the limelight again as Kuwaiti ministers called the parliamentary committee to include this in the agenda.
Migrant workers transfer about 4.2 billion dinars annually from Kuwait, he added, citing figures from Kuwait’s Central Bank. Imposing tax on this transfers will have a role in improving state revenues and diversifying sources of income, he said.
Expats draw about 70 percent of the entire population of Kuwait as of the close of June 2018, i.e. a population of 4.7 million people.
Kuwait has imposed a total curfew in the country till May 30 to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. 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.
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Kuwait said that there will be a gradual opening keeping in view of precautionary measures after the period of a total lockdown.