601 new COVID-19 cases detected in Kuwait 

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Commercial activities have been allowed to resume with some restrictions as part of Kuwait’s second phase of reopening. — Courtesy photo
Commercial activities have been allowed to resume with some restrictions as part of Kuwait’s second phase of reopening. — Courtesy photo

KUWAIT CITY — The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus rose to 51,245 after 601 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the last 24 hours, the ministry of health said on Tuesday.

A total of 402 Kuwaiti citizens tested positive, while 199 expatriates tested positive for the virus.

Four people died due to complications caused by the coronavirus, which brings the virus-related death toll in Kuwait to 377.

In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said the number of recoveries reached 41,515 after 514 people recovered from the coronavirus.

Commercial activities were allowed to resume with some restrictions as part of the country’s second phase of reopening.

International flights to and from Kuwait will resume on Aug. 1, the country announced last week. — Agencies


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