Dubai: Kuwait on Tuesday announced another 23 new cases of the deadly coronavirus, raising the total number of cases in the country to 289, Al Arabiya reported quoting the Ministry of Health.
Out of the 23 cases, eight are related to travel. They include three Kuwaitis who had travelled to the United Kingdom, two Kuwaitis who had traveled to Iran, and three other Kuwaitis who had been to France.
Meanwhile, 14 new cases are of people who were in contact with previously confirmed cases. They include three Kuwaitis, 10 Indians, and one Bangladeshi.
One case is currently under epidemic investigation, the ministry spokesman said.
An 82-year-old woman recovered from the coronavirus, the Minister of Health announced early on Tuesday, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 73.
Kuwait has ramped up its efforts to curb the spread of the lethal virus by imposing a 11-hour cur-few and suspending all flights indefinitely.