COVID-19: Kuwait Reports 991 Cases; 10 Deaths

Health ministry workers, wearing protective outfits, wait on the tarmac of the Kuwait international Airport to receive Kuwaitis returning from Frankfurt on March 26, 2020, to be taken to a hospital for novel coronavirus checkups, in the capital Kuwait City. (Photo by STR / AFP)
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The Kuwaiti Health Ministry Tuesday announced 991 new coronavirus cases, bringing to 10,277 the country’s total infections.

The ministry also reported 10 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 75 the total such fatalities in Kuwait, the official news agency KUNA said.

The ministry also said 194 more patients have recovered from the disease, raising to 3,101 the overall recoveries in the country, according to KUNA.

Kuwait has recently seen an increase in COVID-19 cases, prompting a total nationwide curfew that came into effect on Sunday.

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The 24-hour curfew will continue until May 30.

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