KUWAIT: Kuwait has set up four new emergency wards in only five days as part of extraordinary measures to cope with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The 20-bed units have been hurriedly established at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Al-Adan Hospital, Al-Farwaniah Hospital and Al-Amiri Hospital, the health ministry's assistant undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Naham said on Wednesday.

They were built for coronavirus cases, according to instructions by Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah. He has confirmed that citizens and residents can order medicines by phone. - KUNA