Kuwait urges people to stay indoors

KUWAIT The Kuwaiti Ministry of Information on Friday called on all citizens and residents to remain at home and avoid unessential trips.

The ministry, on its twitter account, asked people to steer away from gatherings and crowded places and stick to relevant official instructions and guidelines.

The fresh call is part of efforts and precautionary measures taken by the Kuwaiti government in order to put the novel coronavirus situation under control.

Kuwait announced Friday that 20 people had tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the Gulf country’s total count of confirmed virus patients up to 100.

Source: Kuwait News Agency