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Coronavirus: Kuwait PM says COVID-19 vaccines will be optional, free to all

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Coronavirus vaccines will be optional and free to all citizens and residents of Kuwait, the Gulf state’s prime minister said on Wednesday, in comments reported in al-Qabas newspaper.

Prime Minister Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah was speaking at a meeting of various ministers.

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On Wednesday, the Kuwaiti health ministry reported 268 new coronavirus cases and one COVID-19-related death.

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The number of coronavirus recoveries in the country rose by 509 to 138,134 over the past 24 hours, according to a statement by the health ministry.

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with Reuters