Video: Kuwaitis in quarantine due to coronavirus outbreak celebrate National Day

Kuwaiti passengers who arrived on flights from Iran and are currently in quarantine were shown celebrating their country's National Day inside the al-Kout hotel in Mangaf, a video being shared online by local media showed.

The passengers who arrived earlier this week from Iran were asked to stay in the hotel for two weeks as a precautionary measure until health officials determined whether they were infected with the virus.

Kuwait's health ministry said on Twitter that the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country had risen to 25 after 13 more cases were confirmed on Wednesday.

Kuwait marks its National Day and Liberation Day each year on February 25 and 26.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54