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Coronavirus: Kuwait records 417 total cases with 82 recoveries

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Kuwait recorded 75 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 417, the health ministry announced on Friday.

Health Minister Dr. Basel al-Sabah earlier announced one new recovery. A 60-year-old woman recovered, al-Sabah said on Twitter, raising the total to 82.

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There are currently 335 active cases in Kuwait with 16 people in the intensive care unit.

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Kuwait enforced several precautionary measures last month to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including a daily 11-hour curfew from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. Anyone caught breaking the curfew will be jailed for up to three years and fined 10,000 Kuwaiti dinars ($32,000) in line with new laws, according to the country’s deputy prime minister.

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