Health Care

99 more coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship

TOKYO Some 99 more people on board a quarantined cruise ship docked off the Japanese coast near Tokyo have tested positive for a new coronavirus, Japan’s health ministry said Monday.Of the newly infected people, 85 were passengers and 14 were crewmem…

Health Care

China: COVID 19 death toll hits 1,770

KUWAIT Death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID 19) hit 1,770 in China with 70,635 cases of infection recorded across 31 regions, said the National Health Commission (NHC) Monday.There are 2,048 new reported cases with 105 new confirmed deaths; 1…

Government

UN chief urges support to refugee hosting Pakistan

ISLAMABAD United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged the international community to support Pakistan in hosting “millions of Afghan refugees.” Addressing a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qur…

Government

CBK: USD stable at KD 0.304

KUWAIT, Feb 18 (KUNA) The exchange rate of the US Dollar remained at KD 0.304, same did the Euro at KD 0.330 compared to yesterday’s, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Tuesday.The CBK indicated that the British Pound Sterling went down to KD 0.3…