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Three Coronavirus cases coming from Iran confirmed in Kuwait: Kuwait Ministry of Health

11:50 24 February 2020 Author :  
Kuwaiti passengers disembark from a plane yesterday after they were evacuated from Iran following the outbreak of the coronavirus there.

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health announced that the preliminary tests conducted for people coming from Mashhad, Iran have resulted in three cases bearing confirmed results of being infected with the emerging coronavirus (COVID19).

The Ministry indicated that the first case is for a Kuwaiti citizen who is 53 years old, and the second is for a Saudi citizen who is 61 years old. The health status of the infected people until now is normal and they did not show any symptoms of the disease. The third case is a 21 year old, nationality not identified. All three cases are under constant observation by the medical staff.

The Ministry of Health confirmed that the Ministry, in coordination with the relevant bodies and authorities in the country, took the necessary precautions, in accordance with the scientific recommendations, conditions and standards approved by the World Health Organization.

It is worth noting that the Ministry of Health has conducted surveys to detect the virus using approved viral reagents to detect the Coronavirus.

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