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Kuwait places 128 buildings under quarantine

Corona Update Kuwait City 15 May 20
Kuwait places 128 buildings under quarantine
Kuwaiti authorities have quarantined 128 residential buildings due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Event Location
Kuwait , Kuwait
Kuwait City
Start Time
15 May 2020, 12:00 AM
End Time
31 May 2020, 12:00 AM

Some 1,051 people tested positive for the new cornoavirus in Kuwait after 128 residential buildings in different parts of the country were quarantined for the virus, the Health Ministry said.

Health ministry official Dr Buthaina AlMudhaf pointed out that 15 cooperative societies have been subjected to inspection across the country.

Around 21,738 residents of those buildings were tested and out of them 1,051 were found to be infected, according to state-run Kuwait News Agency.

She added that 2,900 COVID-19 tests had been taken from the markets to determine the spread of the virus.

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