Kuwait reports 385 new COVID-19 cases, 99,434 in total

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait on Sunday reported 385 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 99,434 and the death toll to 584, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

Currently, 8,682 patients are receiving treatment, including 98 in ICU, according to the statement.

The ministry also announced the recovery of 670 more patients, raising the total recoveries in the country to 90,168.

On Sept. 14, Kuwait's government decided to postpone the fifth phase of a plan to return to normal until further notice.

During the fifth phase, theaters and cinemas would be allowed to reopen and all social events would be permitted to be held.

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

Kuwait donated medical supplies worth 3 million U.S. dollars to China at the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak, while China has been facilitating the procurement of medical supplies by Kuwait.

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

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