Suspected infection among workers in fish market

A building has been quarantined where number of expats working in the fish market have been suspected of being infected with the Coronavirus reports Al QabasThe Director General of the Municipality Eng. Ahmed Al-Manfouhi decided to close all fish markets to the public and limit it to sell to cooperative...

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79 Indians among 109 new cases in last 24 hrs, total 665

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced, Monday, that 109 people were infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 665.

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Edee stores closed due to too much crowd

It has been learnt from the known sources that Edee stores at Salmiya has been closed due to too much crowd. Some stores(bakalas) in the vicinity are also being closed for the same reason. 

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4 more recover from coronavirus in Kuwait – Total 103

Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah, on Monday, announced the recovery of four cases from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the country’s total recoveries to 103.Speaking to KUNA, the minister said lab tests and analyses had shown the recovery of the patients, two nationals...

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Remittances of Expats fall by almost 50%

The exchange companies reported that the number of monthly remittances by expatriates decreased by 30% to 50%, due to the implications of the Corona crisis.The sources stated that exchange companies that have online transfers were also affected but to an lesser extent than those that do not provide online...

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Covid-19 cases in Mumbai tripled in five days

A review of the progression of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai has revealed that the number of positive patients has been increasing much faster over the last five days after the city breached its 100-patient mark.On April 5, the city touched a toll of 458, with 81 positive patients identified in a single day.It...

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Wuhan, once epicentre of Covid-19, gets ready for life after lockdown

China reported 30 new cases of coronavirus disease Covid-19 on Sunday, including five locally transmitted infections, even as nine of the 13 administrative districts of virus-hit Wuhan city were declared ‘low-risk areas’ signifying a gradual return to normalcy, officials said.China’s National Health...

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Hospitals may become hot spots as cases among health care staff rise

Over 50 doctors and other healthcare workers have tested positive for the coronavirus disease across India, putting the spotlight on their vulnerability and the possibility of hospitals emerging as high-risk places to contract the infection.Across the world, many healthcare workers have been infected;...

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MoE warns private schools to pay staff their salaries

Ministry of Education (MoE) has warned that legal measures will be taken against all private schools that have not paid the salaries of their employees, reports Al-Anba daily. In a circular sent to the representatives of all private schools, the Assistant Undersecretary for Private Education in the ministry...

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Kuwait MoI launches new online services

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior (MoI) has launched fresh online services for citizens and residents amid the exceptional circumstances the country is experiencing over COVID-19 pandemic.The new services, which are now available on the ministry’s website (www.moi.gov.kw), encompasses the transfer of residency...

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