Coronavirus: Kuwait to end full Covid-19 curfew on May 30
Kuwait - A partial curfew will be in place from May 31, the government announces, as it confirms 665 new cases, 9 more deaths from Covid-19.
The Kuwait government will replace a complete curfew with a partial one as of May 31 to pave the way for the restoration of normal life, it was announced on Monday.
Deputy Premier and Interior Ministry Anas Al Saleh said the 24-hour nationwide curfew implemented to curb the transmission of Covid-19 would end on Saturday, May 30, according to the Kuwait News Agency, Kuna.
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Al Saleh, also Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, was speaking at an online news conference following a cabinet meeting to discuss how to restore normal life next week.
He said the government would be announcing more details about the gradual restoration of normal life on Thursday.
Earlier, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced that 665 more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, in the past 24 hours, taking the overall count to 21,967.
Nine more deaths from Covid-19 took the death toll to 165, the Ministry's Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al Sanad said in a report by Kuna Monday.
He added that 504 patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus, bringing the tally to 6,621.