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Kuwait MoH refutes rumors on increase in corona case

Friday, February 28, 2020

Ministry of Health dismissed as untrue and inaccurate the reports that the number of infections with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kuwait rose to 126.

The Ministry urged, in a statement on Thursday evening, everybody to rely on official sources for accurate news and information.

The number of COVID-19 cases went up to only 43 after 17 new cases were confirmed out of brush tests conducted on 1,675 arrivals in Kuwait from virus-hit areas, it said, citing a statement by the Ministry's Assistant Secretary Dr. Buthaina Al-Mudhaf earlier today.

All patients are kept in quarantine at a hospital specially designed and equipped for treating such cases as per the relevant world-recognized standards, it said, noting that they are in stable condition.

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