Kuwait Cabinet warns against complacency amid drop in COVID-19 indicators

Kuwait Cabinet warns against complacency amid drop in COVID-19 indicators

Kuwait Cabinet warns against complacency amid drop in COVID-19 indicators

Kuwait’s Cabinet on Wednesday warned the public against complacency when it comes to compliance with COVID-19 health measures as ministers said they were satisfied with the latest drop in cases, deaths, and hospitalizations.

This came as Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah briefed ministers on developments regarding the virus as the country prepares for a gradual, safe post-pandemic transition, ministers said during a session at Sief Palace.

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The minister said that the COVID-19 recovery-to-infection ratio has risen to 97.3 percent as the nationwide vaccination campaign continues to witness a huge turnout of nationals and expatriates alike at centers across the country.

On this, ministers expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the public’s commitment to health measures and the efforts of front liners in responding to the pandemic.

The Education Ministry’s plans for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year for both public and private schools across the country were also discussed.

Education Minister Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf briefed the Cabinet on the ministry’s coordination with the Health Ministry and the precautionary measures in place as pupils prepare for a return to face-to-face learning.