553 recover from coronavirus; 329 more infected.

Kuwait recorded 329 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours to up the total to 141,876, while 2 death pushed its death toll from the outbreak to 874, the health ministry said.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 5,699, with 81 of them in intensive care units, according...

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Expats to receive free COVID vaccines.

The Ministry of Health is working on identifying ways to distribute doses of the Pfizer vaccine and other corona vaccines to more than one segment after it arrives at the end of this year and in the first quarter of 2021.The sources ruled out imposing fees on expats to receive Corona vaccines, if they...

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330 new coronavirus cases, 1 death.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) infected 330 people in Kuwait in the past 24 hours, raising the infection cases to 141,547, since the outbreak of the pandemic. 1 patient died, bringing the death toll to 872.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 5,925, with 80 of them in intensive...

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PM Modi to visit Serum Institute of India in Pune on November 28.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Serum Institute of India (SII) on Saturday to see the Covid-19 vaccine production and proposed distribution plan, a senior official confirmed on Thursday.“We have received official confirmation about the Prime Minister’s visit to Pune on November 28. The PM will...

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626 recover from coronavirus; 422 newly infected.

Kuwait recorded 422new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours to up the total to 141,217, while 1 death pushed its death toll from the outbreak to 871, the health ministry said.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 6,3138, with 78 of them in intensive care units, according...

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Russia says vaccine 95% effective, roll-out in Jan.

Russia on Tuesday said its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was 95% effective and would be cheaper and easier to store than some alternatives, as the global race heats up to develop a shot, even as some experts raised questions over the low number of cases reviewed.The vaccine will cost less than $10 a dose...

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COVID vaccine in Kuwait by ’20 end.

The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday the arrival of COVID-19 “BNT162” vaccine by the end of this year, and usage will be subject to approval of local regulatory authorities. In a statement, Assistant Undersecretary for Medicines and Medical Supplies, Dr Abdullah Al-Bader, said an agreement...

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Despite COVID-19 pandemic, insurance companies achieve profits.

Despite the negative economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic imposed on all economic sectors in Kuwait and the world, the insurance companies in Kuwait were able to avoid these negative repercussions and continue to achieve good results and profits during the current year, reports Al-Anba daily.The...

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SC notice to Centre to fix uniform rate for RT-PCR test after petitioner alleges loot.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a petition seeking fixation of uniform ceiling on the RT-PCR test for detection of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country.The petition filed by a lawyer Ajay Agrawal demanded that the rate throughout the country for this test...

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402 new infection; 559 recover from coronavirus.

Kuwait recorded 402 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours to up the total to 140,795, while 2 fatalities pushed its death toll from the outbreak to 870, the health ministry said.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 6,518, with 75 of them in intensive care units,...

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