Kuwait: At least five MPs test positive for COVID-19

WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin ReddIt Email Viber Kuwait: At least five MPs test positive for COVID-19 At least five Kuwaiti Members of Parliament have tested positive for coronavirus, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim confirmed on Twitter on Monday, adding that not all members had yet been tested. رئيس مجلس الأمة مرزوق الغانم : وصلني كتاب رسمي من وزير الصحة يوصي بإلغاء جلسة الثلاثاء القادم بعد إصابة نائبين بفايروس كورونا وضرورة التأكد من عدم وجود مصابين آخرين … ومكتب المجلس سيجتمع غدا لاتخاذ قرار بهذا الشأن https://t.co/xGVI5pYQlN — مجلس الأمة (@MajlesAlOmmah) September 13, 2020 Tuesday’s session has been postponed as a precautionary measure against further spread of the virus, according to Al-Ghanim, who said all parliament members will be tested on Saturday. The parliament’s previous sessions were held for three consecutive days in which it was “clear there was some kind of outbreak,” the Speaker added. Read| Kuwait: Increase in number of COVID-19 tests Health authorities decided to wait till Saturday in order to confirm if any parliament staff or members have also contracted the virus. Some members, however, requested the session be held with the presence of “healthy” individuals. The speaker said even those who may seem healthy and test negative on Monday could be carriers of the virus “because a certain period of time” must pass from the time of contact with an infected individual. WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin ReddIt Email Viber Previous articleBangladesh MP’s partner admits to bribing two Kuwaiti lawmakers Next articleDeputy Emir of Kuwait: ‘Everybody equal in front of law’ Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.

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