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KUWAIT, March 13 : His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Friday paid an inspection tour of a center for checking expatriates for coronavirus and Khiran Resort quarantine.
Following the tour, the prime minister stressed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s keenness to follow up on the health conditions of Kuwaiti citizens.
Sheikh Sabah Khaled also stressed His Highness the Amir’s much appreciation of all ongoing great efforts exerted by medical and security bodies and agencies in the country to contain coronavirus.
His Highness the Prime Minister reassured citizens and residents that the State of Kuwait is pursuing all precautionary and preventive measures to put the coronavirus situation under control in line with relevant guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Meanwhile, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior totally dismissed social media claims that there would be definite time for people to go outdoors and that violators would face fines.
The minister cautioned in a press statement that it would take legal action against all rumormongers.
It also called on mass media and social media to seek true information and news from official sources.
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. (KUNA) —