Kuwait confirms new coronavirus cases, takes toll to 56

Kuwait confirms new coronavirus cases, takes toll to 56
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  • calendar-gray 02 March 2020

Kuwait confirmed ten more cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, taking the toll to 56, according to the country's health ministry, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

"All the new cases contracted the virus after visiting Iran," Public Health Undersecretary Buthaina al-Mudhaf told a press conference.

She said the infected patients were in a stable condition.

Last week, Kuwait called off National Day celebrations as part of its fight against the outbreak.

So far, Kuwait has evacuated around 800 citizens from Iran, where 54 people had died from the virus.

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