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Kuwait records 27,043 COVID-19 cases, 212 deaths

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Kuwait on Sunday reported 851 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 27,043 and the death toll to 212, the health ministry said in a statement.

Currently, 15,445 patients are receiving treatment, including 200 in ICU, according to the statement.

The ministry also announced the recovery of 1,230 more patients, raising the total recoveries in the country to 11,386.

On Sunday, Kuwait has ended the total curfew and imposed a three-week partial curfew for gradual return to normal life in the country.

Kuwait and China have been supporting each other and cooperating closely in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kuwait donated medical supplies worth 3 million U.S. dollars to China at the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak.

On April 27, a team of Chinese medical experts visited Kuwait to assist the Arab country’s anti-coronavirus fight, sharing with Kuwaiti counterparts their experience and expertise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.

(XINHUA)

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