KUWAIT: Sabahiya Co-op Society announced that an employee has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), while and another is suspected to have contracted the virus. The co-op was closed yesterday as a preventative measurement. Meanwhile, Jabriya Co-op Society announced a suspected case of coronavirus among its staff at Block 5 branch.
The branch was closed for two days as a precaution. In the meantime, Ishbiliya Co-op Society announced that its secretary Bassam Al-Mutairi tested positive after all staff members were tested following the discovery of positive cases last week.
Separately, Daiya Co-op Society announced that one of the shoppers passed away in front of the supermarket’s building, and the cause of death is being investigated. The co-op branch in block 2 was closed yesterday and will remain closed until the cause of death is identified, the co-op said.