Kuwait real-time news

Kuwait confirms 838 new coronavirus cases, eight deaths (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 24/05/2020 16:22:04

2,935 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 271,089.

Kuwait confirms 838 more coronavirus cases, eight deaths (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 24/05/2020 16:22:04

2,935 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 271,089.

Coronavirus lockdown hits polygamist men in Kuwait struggling to see all wives (source — www.foxnews.com) 19/05/2020 20:37:32

The coronavirus pandemic is really hampering the lives of polygamist men living in Kuwait, who are struggling to split their time among their wives in separate homes.

Kuwait announces 203 new coronavirus recoveries (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 16/05/2020 16:14:46

The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days.

Long Lines Outside Kuwait Hypermarket After Full Lockdown Was Announced (source — www.news.com.au) 11/05/2020 18:45:06

On May 8 Kuwait announced a nationwide full lockdown from May 10 to May 30 as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19. Long lines were spotted outside the retailer LuLu Hypermarket in several part...

Kuwaiti government imposes total lockdown (source — www.news.com.au) 08/05/2020 23:34:01

Kuwait has decided to implement a total lockdown starting this weekend to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

'Total curfew' announced in Kuwait to stop Covid spread (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 08/05/2020 18:34:26

Further details of the Covid-19 curfew will be announced soon.

'Total curfew' announced in Kuwait to stop coronavirus spread (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 08/05/2020 18:34:26

Further details of the Covid-19 curfew will be announced soon.

Kuwait police break up 'riot' by Egyptian workers stranded by coronavirus (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/05/2020 10:58:39

Incident is first reported sign of unrest from Gulf ’s vast population of foreign workers who have lost jobs in crisisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice in Kuwait dispe...

Kuwait confirms 353 new coronavirus cases, 63 recoveries, 4 deaths (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 01/05/2020 17:03:59

The death toll rises to 30.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death