Kuwait reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, 235 in total

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KUWAIT CITY, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait reported 10 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 235, the Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday.

Among 10 cases, seven cases are Kuwaiti nationals who returned from the United States, Britain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France and one case is a resident who returned from Canada, it said.

Out of the 235 cases, 64 of them have recovered and 171 are still receiving treatment, it said.

The Kuwaiti government has decided to impose a nationwide curfew to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

On March 13, Kuwait suspended all commercial flights. The government has also closed stores, malls and barbershops. Enditem

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