KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait

Kuwait confirmed two more cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, taking the number of total cases to 58, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

“The two new cases contracted the virus after visiting Iran, and have been in quarantine,” Public Health Undersecretary Buthaina al-Mudhaf told a press conference.

She said all infected patients were in stable condition.

Kuwait has stopped issuing visas to Egypt, Iran, Iraq, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand and Italy as a precaution measure against the coronavirus.

Egyptian authorities recently announced two confirmed coronavirus cases and 1,443 suspected cases of the novel virus

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