Kuwait on Friday confirmed 885 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing to 12,860 the country’s total infections.
The Health Ministry also reported eight more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 96 the total such fatalities in Kuwait, the official news agency KUNA said, citing the minister’s spokesman Dr Abdullah Al Sanad.
The ministry said 189 more patients have recovered from the disease, bringing to 3,640 the total recoveries in the country.
Kuwait has recently seen a rise in COVID-19 cases, prompting the government to impose a total nationwide curfew that went into effect on Sunday.
The 24-hour curfew will continue until May 30.