Kuwait cabinet cites ‘phenomenal slack, complacency’ in COVID compliance


KUWAIT CITY: The State of Kuwait Cabinet held its weekly regular session under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at Seif Palace on Monday.The session was marked with deep alarm expressed by the ministers when they were addressed by the minister of health about latest status of the pandemic in the country, amid mounting cases and deaths, and with a decision to help covid-stricken entrepreneurs with financial allotments.Following the session, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh stated that it kicked off with a briefing by Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Humoud Al-Sabah about latest local health status with respect of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Statistics showed spike in the cases of infections, deaths and patients who receive medical treatment as well those being admitted at the intensive care units, amid decline of recovery rates, minister Dr. Bassel affirmed during the session.He attributed the drastic increase of...read more...