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Coronavirus: Kuwait COVID-19 cases rise with 751 new infections

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Kuwait reported 751 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 61,185, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.

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Five people died due to complications caused by COVID-19, which raises the total number of virus-related deaths 601.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries rose to 51,520 after 601 people recovered from the coronavirus.

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

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