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Coronavirus in Kuwait: Here's What You Need to Know

As the trend of COVID-19 cases remains on the rise in most parts of the world, the Kuwait government shares important updates on the situation of the outbreak in the Gulf State.  And while there is no lockdown or community quarantine imposed in the country as of yet, health officials are wary and are keen on curbing [...]

Government Files Lawsuits Against People Spreading COVID-19 Rumors

As world governments continue to grapple with the dire situation concerning the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in their respective jurisdictions, the Middle East is also facing arising issues concerning the situation. The Kuwaiti government on Wednesday (March 11) has announced that it will not tolerate people who spread rumors related to coronavirus, which [...]

Flights, Mass Transport Suspended; Avoid Gathering in Restaurants, Malls

Amid the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the Kuwaiti Cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday, 11th March to further discuss precautionary measures. During the meeting, the Minister of Health and head of the inter-agency committee dealing with the outbreak, Sheikh Dr. Basel Humoud Al-Sabah, talked to all Cabinet members regarding the crisis [...]

Pres. Duterte to Ask for Dealth Penalty of Killers of Villavende

On Monday (March 9), President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned that he would ask the Kuwaiti government for the death penalty for those behind the killing of a Filipino migrant worker in the Gulf state. According to the Filipino president, he would visit the Gulf state and ask its government to “cut off the heads” of the killers of [...]

Kuwait Extends School Closure, Restricts Public Gatherings to Combat COVID-19

To help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the Kuwaiti Cabinet has announced a series of measures during its weekly meeting on Monday, 9th March 2020. The meeting was held at Al-Saif Palace under the chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The Minister of Health and [...]

[Coronavirus Update] Health Ministry Confirms 2 Confirmed Cases in Kuwait

The Kuwaiti Ministry on Thursday (March 5) confirmed two more coronavirus cases, which brings the Gulf state’s total count up to 58. According to the report from the ministry, the two new cases identified were both women who recently returned from Iran.  2 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Reported in Kuwait Both female Kuwaitis were admitted into intensive [...]

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There are now 45 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus COVID-19 in Kuwait. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 2 new cases were reported on February 28, and the patients have been quarantined in hospitals according to treatment guidelines by World Health Organization (WHO). Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections In the [...]

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The number of new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Kuwait have risen to 43. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 17 new cases were reported on February 27, which from 26, totals to 43 infected individuals in the country. Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections Classes have already been suspended, specific flights [...]

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The Kuwaiti cabinet held an immediate meeting to discuss the challenges and present solutions for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. So far, over 33 cases have been announced by the Ministry of Health and schools have been suspended for 2 weeks. According to Kuwait News Agency, the cabinet meeting led to 6 [...]

Schools and universities will be closed for 2 weeks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which so far, has over 26 cases in the country. According to an announcement by Tareq Al-Merzem, head of the Kuwait’s Center for Government Communication, the decision to suspend classes was made at a cabinet meeting on Feb 26. The suspension [...]