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A worker wearing a protective suit wipes down a key board in a local bank as a precaution against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following the outbreak, in Kuwait City Image Credit: Reuters

Cairo: Kuwait ًWednesday confirmed 751 further cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing to 11,028 the country's total infections.

The Health Ministry also reported seven more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 82 the total such fatalities in Kuwait, the official news agency KUNA said.

The ministry said 162 more patients have recovered from the disease, bringing to 3,263 the total recoveries in the country, according to KUNA.

Kuwait has recently seen an increase in COVID-19 cases, prompting the government to impose a total nationwide curfew that came into effect on Sunday. The 24-hour curfew will continue until May 30.