Coronavirus: Kuwait reports no new COVID-19 deaths, 559 new cases

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Kuwait on Monday recorded 559 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, the country’s Ministry of Health reported. Total cases in the country now stand close to 60,000, and 408 people in the country have died from the novel coronavirus.

Health authorities reported 652 new recoveries, with recoveries to date standing at 50,339.

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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.

On Sunday, the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), the state oil company of Kuwait, canceled a large number of tenders and contracts after a slump in oil demand due to the coronavirus.

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