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The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that 23 people were infected by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the last 24 hours.
The announcement brings the country's tally of confirmed virus cases up to 289, according to ministry's spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al Sanad.
In addition, 216 virus patients are still receiving necessary treatment, while 13 others are in intensive care units; including three in a critical condition, KUNA reported.
Meanwhile, Kuwait on Tuesday announced the recovery of one person (an 82-year-old woman) from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 raising the country's total recoveries to 73.
The Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, quoted Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al Sabah as sating that necessary lab tests and analyses had shown the recovery of the senior citizen.
The already treated patient will be admitted to a rehabilitation ward before being discharged from hospital within a couple of days' time, the minister added.WAM
Travellers arriving on direct flights from high risk countries will have to resort to institutional quarantine in one of the local hotels for 14 days, while travellers coming from the rest of the world will have to quarantine institutionally for one week and another at home.
A total of 75,538 deaths have been recorded, including 53,928 in Europe, the continent worst hit by the virus. The official tallies probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of cases. Many countries are testing only the most serious cases.
More than 242,000 people have been killed and 3.4 million infected worldwide by the virus, which has left half of humanity under some form of lockdown and pushed the global economy towards its worst downturn since the Great Depression.
Kimbrough encouraged everyone to live like an astronaut and "think about how to reuse and recycle as much as they can, to work together to ensure we live sustainably now and in the future."
Focusing on the importance of reading, learning, and researching skills for students, the programme is being held virtually via Microsoft Teams, allowing children across the emirate to participate in all activities and events.
The new MacBook Pro laptops with 14-inch and 16-inch displays are powered by the new chips. The models eliminated the "Touch Bar" that Apple's fans had groused about and restored several connectors - including the company's "MagSafe" power connector - that had disappeared in recent years, angering some of the company's users.
Experts of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology at Dubai Police have recently developed a smart device that facilitates forensic fingerprints lifting at crimes scene, and directly match them with a special centralised database.