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 2021-11-28 18:06 

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Omicron variant found on 13 air passengers in the Netherlands...

BRUSSELS, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Up to 13 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected among passengers who arrived at the Schipol airport in Amsterdam from South Africa on Friday, the Dutch National institute for Public Health and the Environm...

 2021-11-28 17:23 

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UAE repots one death, 60 infections...

ABUDABI, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates reported Sunday one coronavirus death and 60 infections during the past 24 hours. Ministry of Health stated that the total number of deaths increased to 2,146 and the infections to 741,918 cases. Furtherm...

 2021-11-28 15:45 

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Saudi Arabia records single death, 24 new infections with coronavirus...

RIYADH, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health announced on Sunday the registration of a single death, in addition to 24 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid 19). In the daily report on the development of the virus, the Mini...

 2021-11-28 14:45 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 12:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- Oil prices last Friday saw their sharpest decline in two months, the biggest since April 2020, due outbreak of new coronavirus variant Omicron and forecast supply increase. KUWAIT -- The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), in cooperation with the Capi...

 2021-11-28 11:24 

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Saudi bans flights to, from 7 African countries due to Omicron...

RIYADH, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi's Interior Ministry announced suspending flights coming from and going to Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar, Angola, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Comoro Islands, due to the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement on Sunday, ...

 2021-11-28 10:46 

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Oil prices decline sharply due Omicron variant, supply increase fears...

By Khaled Al-Mutairi KUWAIT, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The prices of oil last Friday saw their sharpest decline in two months, the biggest since April 2020, due to the announcement of the new coronavirus variant Omicron and fears of supply increase. The prices als...

 2021-11-28 02:45 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health said that 21 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,266. MADRID -- Speaker of Kuwait's National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has affirmed that criticism of some...

 2021-11-28 01:13 

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Blinken commends S. Africa for quick detection of Omicron...

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor on Saturday to discuss bilateral relations and the spread of Omicron variant of coronavirus. Du...

 2021-11-28 01:02 

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Kuwait reports 21 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health on Saturday said that 21 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,266. No deaths were listed in the same period, keeping the death toll at 2,465, the Min...

 2021-11-28 00:17 

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Biden briefed on "the latest on Omicron" -- WH...

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the latest on Omicron, a new variant of coronavirus (Covid-19) that has yet to be detected in the United States, a White House official said Saturday. "At the same time, senior he...

 2021-11-27 20:09 

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Gulf, Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum praises Kuwait's response to Covid-19...

DOHA, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum (GAPSF) extolled Saturday Kuwait's huge efforts made to implement clear policies so as to benefit from several modern strategies in terms of dealing with the novel coronavirus. Kuwait has...

 2021-11-27 17:57 

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Saudi Arabia records two deaths and 29 new infections with Coronavirus...

RIYADH, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health announced on Saturday the registration of two deaths, in addition to 29 new confirmed cases of the virus (Covid 19). In the daily report on the development of the virus, the Ministry said that...

 2021-11-27 17:56 

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Two Omicron-infected cases in UK -- official...

LONDON, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- Britain on Saturday declared registering two cases of the new strain of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Omicron. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said in tweeted remarks that he had been notified by the British health security agenc...

 2021-11-27 16:43 

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Qatar records 155 new cases of coronavirus...

DOHA, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- The UAE Ministry of Health announced on Friday registration of 155 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) during the past 24 hours. The Ministry stated in a press statement that the total cases of the pandemic rose to 242,979...

 2021-11-27 16:41 

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Kuwait corona ministerial committee to examine reports about latest variant...

KUWAIT, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- The emergency ministerial committee for the coronavirus will convene later on Saturday to examine reports concerning the latest strain of the novel coronavirus. This was declared by the head of the government communication center ...

 2021-11-27 15:18 

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UAE records 68 new cases of coronavirus...

ABU DHABI, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- The UAE Ministry of Health announced on Friday recording 68 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) during the past 24 hours. The Ministry stated in a press statement that the total count of the pandemic rose to 741,858 c...

 2021-11-27 02:46 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Friday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health said that 21 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,245. KUWAIT -- The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey decided to bar arrivals from S...

 2021-11-27 00:54 

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Southern Africa countries blacklisted due to Omicron Variant...

KUWAIT, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey decided Friday to bar arrivals from Southern African countries as a precaution against the new variant of coronavirus (Covid-19), B.1.1.529 or Omicron. In Abu Dh...

 2021-11-26 22:09 

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Kuwait lists 21 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health on Friday said that 21 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,245. No deaths were listed in the same period, keeping the death toll at 2,465, the Minis...

 2021-11-26 19:53 

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Health official rules out indication of new coronavirus variant in US...

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President said Friday, "there's no indication" that the coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 is in the United States right now. "US scientists are working closely with colle...

 2021-11-26 18:40 

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Belgium confirmed first Covid-19 variant case as country imposes stricter measures...

BRUSSELS, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo Friday announced new stricter measures to counter soaring number of coronavirus infections in Belgium, while Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke confirmed the first case of a new Covid-19...

 2021-11-26 17:34 

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France suspends travel with seven African countries...

PARIS, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- The French authorities announced on Friday suspending travel in the next 48 hours with seven African countries after discovering a new mutation of the coronavirus. France (BMF) news channel quoted Health Minister Olivier Veran as s...

 2021-11-26 15:58 

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Germany labels S. African "dangerous zone" due to mutated virus...

BERLIN, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- The German Government on Friday declared the State of South Africa "a dangerous zone" after the African country's government disclosed discovery of a new mutated form of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). German Health ...

 2021-11-26 15:02 

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UAE records 70 new cases of coronavirus...

ABU DHABI, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- The UAE Ministry of Health announced on Friday recording 70 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) during the past 24 hours. The Ministry stated in a press statement that the total cases of the pandemic rose to 741,790, ...

 2021-11-26 01:41 

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UK adds 6 African countries to coronavirus red list...

LONDON, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid on Thursday announced new travel restrictions on arrivals from six African countries as investigations continue into a new variant of coronavirus (Covid-19). The go...

 2021-11-25 23:17 

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Kuwait logs 26 more coronavirus cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health said Thursday that 26 people tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, taking Kuwait's caseload to 413,224. No deaths of the viral illness were reported, so the death toll remained...

 2021-11-25 18:07 

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Saudi Arabia reports one death, new 28 infections with Coronavirus...

RIYADH, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia Health Ministry announced on Thursday, one death and 28 new confirmed cases of the COVI-19 in the last 24 hours. The Ministry said in its' the daily report that the death toll from the pandemic rose to 8,829 dead ...

 2021-11-25 14:57 

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Qatar registers 155 infections of coronavirus...

DOHA, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- Qatar Health Ministry announced on Thursday 155 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The ministry announced the total number of infections from the virus are 242,673. The ministry said that the number of recoveries ...

 2021-11-25 14:39 

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UAE logs 77 new coronavirus infections...

ABU DHABI, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates logged Thursday, 77 new coronavirus infections. The Ministry of Health and Prevention mentioned in press statement that total infections reached 741,720 whereas total deaths amounted to 2,145. The state...

 2021-11-24 18:07 

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Qatar lists 143 COVID-19 cases...

DOHA, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- Qatar said on Wednesday that it registered 143 coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours. Infections went up to 242,518, whereas recoveries reached 240,046 after recording 158 new cases, Qatari Ministry of Health stated. (end) nnd...

 2021-11-24 17:04 

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Saudi reports one COVID-19 death, 34 infections...

RIYADH, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia reported on Wednesday one coronavirus death and 34 infections. According to the Saudi Health Ministry's daily report, the tallies of deaths and infections hit 8,828 and 549,950 respectively. The number of recoveri...

 2021-11-24 14:19 

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UAE reports single death, 73 COVID-19 cases Wed....

ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- The UAE declared on Wednesday that it recorded a single death, besides 73 coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours. In a statement, UAE ministry of health said that total infection rose up to 741,643 cases, with 2,145 deaths....

 2021-11-24 02:53 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Tuesday until 00:00 GMT...

DUBAI -- PAI Director-General affirms keenness on leveraging digital technology across the industrial sector. KUWAIT -- The Ministry of Health confirms 12 new coronavirus infections, taking Kuwait's total to 413,177. BRUSSELS -- The European Union and...

 2021-11-24 00:25 

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Bahrain lists 23 daily COVID-19 cases...

MANAMA, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's daily-confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 23 people, health authorities said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, some 17 people were cured from the disease for a total of 275,794 thus far, according to a health ministry stat...

 2021-11-24 00:04 

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Kuwait logs 12 new Covid-19 cases, one death...

KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health on Monday said that 12 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,177. One person died of the virus in the same period, raising the death toll to 2,465, th...

 2021-11-24 00:01 

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MoH: No Covid-19 ICU patients in the last 24 hours...

KUWAIT, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday declared that there are no coronavirus patients at the intensive care units (ICUs) at all hospitals across the country over the past 24 hours. "After nearly two years of the out...

 2021-11-23 18:09 

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Saudi Arabia records one death, 38 new coronavirus infections...

RIYADH, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia recorded Tuesday one coronavirus death and 38 new infections. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that total deaths caused by COVID-19 rose up to 8,827, while total infections reached 549,556. It also indicate...

 2021-11-23 16:25 

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Qatar records 147 new coronavirus infections...

DOHA, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Qatar recorded Tuesday 147 new coronavirus infections within the last 24 hours. Qatari Ministry of Health said in statement that total infections reached 242,375. It also indicated that 176 recoveries were recorded to reach a total ...

 2021-11-23 15:56 

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UAE: 70 new coronavirus cases past 24 hours...

ABU DHABI, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday declared recording 70 new infection cases with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the past 24 hours. The UAE Ministry of Health said in a statement that the tally of infections since out...

 2021-11-23 00:37 

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Bahrain lists 32 daily COVID-19 cases...

MANAMA, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's daily-confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 32 people, health authorities said on Monday. Meanwhile, some 19 people were cured from the disease for a total of 275,777 thus far, according to a health ministry state...

 2021-11-22 23:44 

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Kuwait logs 28 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health on Monday said that 28 people were infected with the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,165, and that the death toll stood at 2,464 as there were no deaths over the past 24 hours...

 2021-11-22 19:01 

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Austria OKs travel despite lockdown...

VIENNA, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Austrians can still travel abroad despite imposition of the full lockdown against the coronavirus that went into effect as of Monday. The Austrian Ministry of Health said in a statement that travel abroad remained governed by rule...

 2021-11-22 17:12 

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EU calls for implementation of vaccine strategy to counter rising COVID-19 infections...

BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday stressed on the implementation of a vaccination strategy to deal with the rising number of coronavirus infections in Europe. "In the fight against the virus we call to heavily implement the vaccinat...

 2021-11-22 15:59 

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Saudi Arabia: two deaths, 39 infections...

RIYADH, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia reported Monday two coronavirus deaths and 39 infections. The death toll increased to 8,826 and infections to 549,518, according to the Saudi Health Ministry's daily reportThe number of recoveries increased to 538...

 2021-11-22 14:36 

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Qatar reports 141 infections...

DOHA, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Qatar reported Monday 141 coronavirus infections during the past 24 hours. Ministry of Health stated that the total number of the infections increased to 242,228 cases. Furthermore, it reported 125 fresh recoveries, leading to a tot...

 2021-11-22 11:56 

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Kuwait MoH: COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, improves immunity, decreases infections...

KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The official spokesperson of the Kuwaiti Health Ministry Dr. Abduallah Al-Sanad stressed, Monday, the importance of receiving the third coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine booster shot to improve the immunity system and decrease the nu...

 2021-11-22 00:31 

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Bahrain lists 41 daily COVID-19 cases...

MANAMA, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's daily confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 41 people, health authorities said on Sunday. Meanwhile, some 26 people were cured from the disease for a total of 275,758 thus far, according to a health ministry state...

 2021-11-21 22:47 

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Kuwait reports 17 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health on Sunday said that 17 people were infected with the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,137, and that the death toll stood at 2,464 as there were no deaths over the past 24 hours...

 2021-11-21 19:03 

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Jordan urges citizens to vaccinate amid third coronavirus wave...

AMMAN, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- The Jordanian Ministry of Health on Sunday urged citizens to take vaccines against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), while the nation witnessed the third wave of the contagion. Dr. Adel Al-Balbisi, the ministry secretary for epidem...

 2021-11-21 17:34 

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Saudi Arabia records one death, 36 coronavirus infections...

RIYADH, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia recorded, Sunday, one death and 36 new coronavirus infections. In a statement, the ministry of health said that total infections reached 549,479 and death toll rose to 8,824. It also mentioned that total recoveries re...

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