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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 [...]

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26 cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, have been reported in Kuwait. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, a new coronavirus case was announced from a Kuwaiti national who recently travelled to Iran. Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections Below is a post from Ministry of Health The Ministry [...]

kuwait suspends flights thailand italy south korea

Kuwait has announced the suspension of flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy. According to a report by Kuwait News Agency the suspension is due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision was announced in a press statement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on a Monday. Also Read: General Tips for [...]

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Following the announcement of the first 3 cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait coming from Iran, another announcement was made by Kuwait News Agency which confirms 2 new cases, which now totals the current number of infected persons in the country to 5. Also Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections The two new cases [...]