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KUWAIT CITY, June 7, (Agencies): The Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed that indicators of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kuwait are still reassuring, despite an increase in some evaluation indicators being recorded. In a statement Tuesday, the ministry pointed out that its specialized teams continue community surveillance and follow up globally and locally. This measure comes in light of the remarkable stability that has been reached during the last period thanks to the efforts of everyone, along with following up on reports of global pandemic indicators and monitoring some increases in infection numbers and outbreak rates in some countries worldwide, it said. The ministry called for maintaining healthy habits and applying them daily in order to preserve the significant positive results achieved in the face of the pandemic.
In the event of contagious respiratory disease symptoms, it is necessary to avoid contact with others, wash hands, as well as cover the mouth and nose in crowded and closed places. The ministry recommends taking the booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine and to be cautious during travel. Meanwhile, the Minister of Health, Dr. Khaled Al-Saeed and the Minister of Works, Eng Ali Al-Mousa, inspected the new Farwaniya Hospital, to determine the percentage of completion of works and readiness of the hospital’s equipment to determine the opening of the facility, reports Al-Rai daily.
The two ministers were accompanied during their tour by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Mustafa Reda, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Technical Affairs, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi, the Undersecretary for Engineering and Projects Affairs in the Ministry of Health, En Ibrahim Al-Naham, the Director- General of the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport in the Ministry of Works, Eng Suha Ashkanani and the CEO of the contracting company executing the project. During the tour, the two ministers listened to a detailed explanation of the project, the hospital’s equipment, and the percentage of completion of the final works.