Kuwait struggles to adjust to impact of Covid-19 and low oil

Issue 1103 - 22 May 2020 | 4 minute read

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to override all other issues in Kuwait. While the initial response to the pandemic was exemplary, the implementation of a full curfew on 10 May is causing some to question whether the country can really deal with the coronavirus effectively. The number of new officially confirmed cases has been averaging 900-1,000 a day recently. The total reached 17,568 by 20 May, with 124 deaths.

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