In Kuwait, 82-yr-old recovers  from virus, total stands at 73

An aerial view shows Kuwait City and the National Assembly Building, after the country entered virtual lockdown in Kuwait City. -- Courtesy photo

By Tamara Abueish

DUBAI -- An 82-year-old woman recovered from the deadly coronavirus in Kuwait, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 73, the Minister of Health Basel Al-Sabah confirmed on Tuesday.

Kuwait has reported 266 cases of coronavirus.

The country has been taking several precautionary measures to curb the virus outbreak.

Kuwait implemented an 11-hour curfew from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. until further notice. All international flights were suspended, and schools and universities were ordered to close until August. -- Al Arabiya English