Kuwait has 10 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 56

People are seen wearing masks in Kuwait on Feb 29, 2020.
People are seen wearing masks in Kuwait on Feb 29, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

DUBAI (REUTERS) - Kuwait's Health Ministry announced 10 new cases of coronavirus in the country on Monday (March 2) bringing the total number to 56, a ministry official said.

The official, who was speaking during a news conference broadcast on state television, urged citizens to avoid gatherings to avoid spreading the virus in the Gulf state.