9 deaths, 1072 new infections of coronavirus in Kuwait
Kuwait on Friday, reported 1072 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking to 25,184 its infection tally, the Health Ministry said.
The Health Ministry also reported 9 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 184 the total such fatalities in Kuwait.
#Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, that 575 cases recovered from of those infected with coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of cases that recovered 9273 cases.
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Kuwait lawmakers calls to adopt a quota system for main expat communities in the country in a bid to balance the demographic structure. The draft law stipulates a certain percentage for the main expat communities in the country depending on its current size as the proposed percentage is from the Kuwaiti population of 1.4 million at present.
Kuwait cabinet decided to place new districts in isolation in these areas Mahboula, Farwaniya, Maidan Hawally, Nugra, Kheithan, Jleeb and Hawally, while the rest of the country will witness curfew from 6:00 pm to next day morning 6:00 am.
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The Civil Service Bureau also issued Circular No. 12 of 2020 regarding the extension of work breakdowns in all ministries, government agencies, public bodies and institutions as a precaution due to the emerging coronavirus.