KD 600,000 Spend At Malls On First Day After Reopening
Kuwait shopping malls and commercial centers witnessed heavy sales on the first day of the second stage of return to normalcy after around 110 days of closure.
According to the K-Net, the cash withdrawal through Point of sale devices on Tuesday rose to 25 million dinars, in which 600,000 were spent at Avenues Mall, 360, Al Kout, Marina and the Gate Mall.
The value of cash withdrawals at these five major malls in Kuwait through POS devices reached 600,000 Dinars on Tuesday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm compared to 60,000 Dinars spent on these malls last Monday..
Kuwait cabinet today, Thursday, decided to continue the lockdown in Farwaniya, Jleeb and Mahboulla area. The lifting of the lockdown on these areas will be decided by the health authorities.
The Cabinet decided today, Thursday, to start the second stage of the plan for the gradual return to normal life, and to amend the partial ban timing from 8 pm until 5 am starting from next Tuesday, 30 June 2020.
Kuwait health authorities have detected 671 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, according to health officials. Health Ministry spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad as saying that Kuwait’s total number of cases now stands at 46,195. Additionally, 4 more deaths stemming from the virus were reported. Kuwait’s total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 354.