Kuwait reports 909 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

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Kuwait reports 909 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths
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Kuwait reports 909 COVID-19-19 cases, 2 deaths

Kuwait health authorities have detected 909 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 42,788.

All the new cases were in contact with previously infected people or are being investigated for sources of infection, the Health Ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al Sanad said.

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Additionally, two more deaths stemming from the virus were reported. Kuwait’s total Covid-19 death toll now stands at 339.

Jleeb Area reported 60 cases, Saad Al Abdullah 54, Tayma 53, Qaser 42, Hawallu 32 and Farwaniya 28 cases.

In the last 24 hours, 558 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 33,369. The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days.

Kuwait Extended First Phase of the plan to gradually return to normal life. Kuwait Cabinet decides to lift isolation from Hawally, Nugra, Maidan Hawally & Khaitan areas starting from 5 AM on Sunday, Jun 21. Isolation areas of Mahboula, Jleeb, Farwaniya continue until further notice. The curfew will be from 7 PM to 5 AM, starting Sunday 21 Jun.

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Since the coronavirus emerged in China late last year and spread worldwide, more than 9.4 million people have contracted it, according to Johns Hopkins. The university has tallied more than 482,914 deaths from the disease it causes, COVID-19.