KUWAIT, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- Mourners gathered at procession halls and cemeteries across the country will be given essential items such as facemasks and hand sanitizers amid an ongoing coronavirus outbreak, a municipal official said on Wednesday. Kuwait's municipality has taken stringent precautionary measures to help strengthen immunity against the novel coronavirus, Dr. Faisal Al-Awadhi, the director of the municipality's mortuary affairs department, said in a statement.
He urged mourners to cooperate and follow all posted precaution signs to protect public health.
Kuwait on Wednesday reported six new cases of coronavirus, upping the tally of infections in the country to 18. (end) mrf.nam