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Consider all frontline employees for reward: MoH

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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Ministry of Health has addressed the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to consider all employees of the ministry who participated in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic since its inception, in all facilities affiliated to the ministry as well as those supervised by the ministry, among the first “high-risk” category as they are all on the frontlines and are at risk of contracting the virus, reports Al-Rai daily.

The ministry also addressed the Council of Ministers to determine the mechanism and requirements for the reward in order to prepare the lists of employees who are eligible for rewards and medals. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health announced that 698 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 82,271, and two death cases were recorded, raising the total to 521.

In addition, 504 recovery cases were reported, bringing the total of those recovering to 73,906. In a statement, the Official Spokesman of the Ministry of Health Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad renewed the call for all citizens and residents to continue adopting all means of prevention, avoid close contact with others, and remain keen about implementing the strategy of physical distancing

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