Kuwait announces 11 new COVID-19 cases and 12 recoveries

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Kuwait announces 11 new COVID-19 cases and 12 recoveries

Eleven new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were discovered in Kuwait, bringing the total number to 123

All new cases are Kuwaiti citizens with one being associated with travel to the United States, one associated with travel to Iran, four traveled to the United Kingdom and three came into contact with another case that recently traveled to the UK. One person who tested positive recently arrived from Qatar.

Meanwhile, Kuwait has reported 12 recoveries with Minister of Health Sheikh Bassel Al-Sabah announcing three new cases on Monday.

On Saturday, Kuwait closes shops, malls, and barbershops to prevent the spread of the virus.

There are about 156,000 confirmed cases worldwide and 76,000 recoveries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).