Kuwait reports lowest infection rate, Vaccinating children to start next week

Kuwait City, 17th July 2021:
Kuwait reports lowest infection rate, Vaccinating children to start next week
Vaccinating children aged 12 to 15 to start next week
Kuwait reports lowest infection rate since February
Kuwait has reported its lowest coronavirus daily rate since February amid a fast-paced vaccination campaign against COVID-19.
The Health Ministry Thursday confirmed 1,385 new cases, its lowest since February 6.


The ministry also reported 14 more deaths resulting from COVID-19, including one that received one dose of vaccination and another that was fully inoculated, according to Al Rai newspaper.
Kuwait so far has registered a total of 382,084 virus infection cases and 2,174 related deaths.
Kuwait, a country of 4.8 million people, began its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on December 24.
The Health Ministry said that starting from next week, it will embark “gradually” on vaccinating children from 12 to 15 years against COVID-19 to ensure they will get the two doses before the new school year begins in September.
So far, Kuwait has authorised the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.


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