Kuwait residents mask
Mask-clad residents walk in a neighbourhood of Kuwait City on May 12, 2020, as authorities allowed people to exercise for two hours under a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kuwait has said that COVID-19 would not prevent it from tackling corruption. Image Credit: AFP

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Health Minister Basel Al Sabah announced on Tuesday the recovery of 685 new coronavirus patients, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 7,306.

The Ministry of Health said the country’s total coronavirus cases have risen to 22,575, with 608 new cases recorded. While its death tally reached 172 with 7 new deaths of the virus.

Kuwait on Monday has announced that it will replace the complete lockdown with a partial curfew as of May 31.

Technical teams are working now to put final touches on plans to return to normal life, the minister added.