The cases of coronaviruses registered in Kuwait have risen to 26 on Wednesday, while those confirmed in Bahrain have reached 33, as confirmed by two ministries of Health.
As for Kuwait, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health has said that the new patients had recently traveled to Iran, according to a statement sent to the official KUNA news agency. All patients are stable and receive “appropriate” medical care, the cabinet added.
For its part, the Bahrain Ministry of Health has specified that those affected by the coronavirus have been transferred to the Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo Medical Center to remain in isolation and treatment. In addition, he has specified that all patients also came from Iran.
In addition, the Bahraini cabinet has claimed that all people who have had contact with those affected have been quarantined as a preventive measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the official Bahrain news agency, BNA, reported.
The coronavirus outbreak, whose epicenter is located in the Chinese city of Wuhan, in the province of Hubei, was first detected at the end of 2019 in the Asian giant, where 2,715 people have died so far and more than 78,000 have resulted infected.
Globally, the virus already affects more than 81,200 people. Outside of China, the disease, known as COVID-19, has killed 55 people, mostly in Iran, followed by South Korea and Italy.