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Kuwait records 205 COVID cases

KUWAIT: Kuwait recorded 205 new coronavirus cases and two deaths yesterday, raising the total number of cases to 144,369 and deaths to 891, respectively. The Ministry of Health announced meanwhile the recovery of 425 patients from COVID-19. The new figures raised the total number of recoveries to 140,035, the ministry said. There were 81 patients in ICUs as of yesterday, as the total number of patients still receiving medical care reached 3,443, ministry’s official spokesman Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad said. He added that 4,102 swabs were taken during the same period, raising the total number of swabs to 1,141,794. – KUNA

Morocco lauds Kuwait’s efforts
RABAT: Morocco on Saturday said it highly appreciates Kuwait’s endeavors aimed at ironing out the Gulf crisis and overcoming differences between brothers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In a statement, the Moroccan Foreign Minister said that Morocco “is upbeat and satisfied with the current positive developments so as to overcome differences amongst GCC brothers.” Morocco also wished success for the efforts exerted to reach a final agreement to turn a new chapter in the pan-GCC relations and reunite Gulf states in order to boost regional stability and Arab unity. – KUNA

Mauritania wishes success
RABAT: Mauritania on Saturday applauded Kuwait’s efforts to end the Gulf rift, wishing it all success. In a press statement, the Mauritanian Foreign Ministry said that the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is pleased to follow up the sincere Kuwaiti efforts to heal the rift among sisterly Arabian Gulf states. Mauritania welcomes the Kuwaiti efforts and wishes all success to resolve the dispute to unite the GCC states in face of regional and international challenges, the ministry said. It hoped that the progress in the reconciliation efforts over the past few weeks would bring the crisis to an end and boost pan-Arab action. – KUNA

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