As a preventive measure in line with the recent coronavirus scare, an expat residential building in Kuwait was being quarantined.
The Ministry of Health through the representation of the Preventive Health Administration quarantined a building where an expat lives believing that the expat came in contact with a positive coronavirus patient.
Building no. 6421, Block 1, Nasser Al-Hamad Street, Al-Farawaniya, Kuwait was quarantined and kept in tight surveillance as one of the expat inhabitants was said to have close contact with an infect COVID-19 patient.
Other information such as the name of the ex-pat and nationality refrained from the public.
For the past 24 hours, Kuwait reportedly has 123 cases of COVID-19 in the country. 4 cases of Citizens related to travel to the United Kingdom.3 cases of Citizens who were in contact with confirmed traveled to the United Kingdom.1 case of a Citizen related to the U.S.A.1 case of a Citizen related to travel to Iran.1 case of a Citizen related to travel to Qatar.1 Egyptian residents related to travel to Egypt.
If there are new confirmed cases, there are also those who recovered from COVID-19. According to the Kuwaiti Minister of Health Bassel Al-Sabah, 9 patients recovered from the fast-spreading virus.
On March 13, Kuwait suspended all commercial flights to help fight the spread of the virus. Additionally, the government imposed that malls, shops, and barbershops be closed in the midst of the pandemic that’s been affecting different countries all over the world.
See video below
Kuwait Municipality disinfecting the apatment and area around it Farwaniya area
Posted by Arab Times Kuwait on Sunday, March 15, 2020
Source : Arab times