KUWAIT -- The Ministry of Social Affairs said that a campaign launched by 41 Kuwaiti charities has raised a total of KD 9.169 million (about USD 30 million) in one day with a view to supporting the government efforts and help people who were affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
KUWAIT -- A Kuwait Airways plane repatriating citizens from Tehran arrived at Kuwait International Airport, to be the second plane from the Iranian capital carrying Kuwaiti nationals who would be placed in mandatory quarantine.
KUWAIT -- A Kuwait Airways plane repatriating citizens from Paris arrived at Kuwait Airport, the third plane returning home after two came from Tehran with nationals who would all be placed in mandatory quarantine.
KUWAIT -- A plane carrying Kuwaiti citizens from London arrived in Kuwait International Airport, the last aircraft of the first phase of a plan to repatriate nationals from countries hit by coronavirus.
NEW YORK -- Companies' closure in New York and shortage in federal funding left the State of New York in budget deficit which ranged between USD 10-15 billion, the state's Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
LONDON -- British Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jenny Harries has warned the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus may last for six months or more. (end) mb