Kuwait confirms 11th coronavirus infection case



Kuwait’s Ministry of Health announced four more cases tested positive for the novel coronavirus yesterday and two new cases today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Kuwait to eleven. The six cases were among citizens who were in quarantine after returning from Iran. The condition of all patients is stable and they are currently recovering at a Ministry of Health hospital that was prepared to handle cases infected with COVID-19, the ministry said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the Touristic Enterprises Company announced that the Khairan Resort will be evacuated starting tomorrow (Wednesday) to be turned into a quarantine site for people suspected to be infected with the novel coronavirus. This came upon a Ministry of Finance request to use the location for quarantine. All prior reservations will be canceled and money refunded, TEC said.-K.T.