The EU’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday the bloc is increasing its engagement in the Middle East, as she opened a new mission in Kuwait City.
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.
Authorities in Kuwait have temporarily closed mosques and amended the 'adhan' or the Muslim call to prayer, to include the words "pray in your homes."
Qatar faces Iraq at Doha's Khalifa Stadium at 1630 GMT in the tournament opener.
Abu Othman, like thousands of Kuwaiti men, has struggled to split his time between two wives living in separate homes amid the Gulf state’s strict lockdown to combat the coronavirus.
Etihad Airways and Kuwaiti flag carrier, Kuwait Airways, have signed a codeshare partnership on selected services on bookings effective Dec. 22, 2019, for travel from Jan.5, 2020.
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The total coronavirus cases in the Kingdom now stands at 20,077, with 17,141 active cases and 118 critical cases, Dr. Al Abdulaali added. He also announced 253 new recoveries, bringing the total to 2,784, while also noting eight deaths, taking the death toll to 152.
Two-month-old Zeina Al Amiri, the child of Dr. Abdullah Al Amiri, was born in Kuwait this April. Zeina's mother and older brother Zayed were based in Kuwait since July 2019, as Dr. Al Amiri was completing the Cleveland Clinic Service Excellence Training Programme in the United States.