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Coronavirus: Kuwait will not extend 24-hour curfew

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Kuwait will not extend its 24-hour curfew beyond May 30, according to the country’s interior minister.

The minister added that the cabinet will announce on Thursday the details of a partial curfew and a plan for public life to return to normal gradually.

Kuwait had imposed a full-time curfew from May 10 to May 30 to help to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Kuwait reported 838 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 21,302.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health also confirmed eight new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the country's death toll to 156.

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According to a statement by the ministry on Twitter, 6,117 people have recovered from the virus, leaving 15,029 active cases.

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