Kuwait confirms three cases of coronavirus

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Kuwait's Ministry of Health announced Monday that preliminary tests conducted on passengers arriving from the Iranian city of Mashhad confirmed three cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, reported the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA.

A statement released by the Health Ministry said a 53-year-old Kuwaiti and a 61-year-old Saudi tested positive for the virus with both appearing to be in "normal" condition and not showing any symptoms.

The third, a 21-year-old man has been showing initial symptoms, and all three are "under constant observation by the medical staff", the statement added.

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