Kuwait has no new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, according to the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health in its daily press conference on Wednesday morning.
The health ministry confirmed 56 cases in Kuwait as of March 2, the majority of them arrived from Iran or had been in contact with people who had been there. However, it has not reported any new cases since.
The health ministry said on March 1 it will test all travelers coming from Egypt and Syria via all airlines for the coronavirus both upon departure from the two countries and arrival in Kuwait.
Kuwait’s civil aviation authority stopped on February 21 all flights to and from Iran. It also banned entry of travelers coming from Iran.