Coronavirus: Kuwait COVID-19 cases rise with 553 new infections, two deaths

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Kuwait recorded 553 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, raising the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 58,221, according to the health ministry.

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Two people died due to COVID-19, which brings the total number of virus-related deaths in the country to 404.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries in Kuwait rose to 48,381 after 836 people recovered from the coronavirus.

Kuwait began slowly easing restrictions earlier this month and has since allowed commercial activities to resume operations.

Mosques also reopened in Kuwait for the first time in months on Friday, welcoming believers for prayers who were ordered to maintain social distancing measures.

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