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Two girls arrested after breaking Kuwait's Covid-19 curfew

Girls had posted a video on social media bragging about violating the curfew

Two girls arrested after breaking Kuwait's Covid-19 curfew

Kuwait Government imposed the curfew, aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus, on May 10.

Security forces in Kuwait have arrested two girls for breaking curfew.

The girls, an Arab and a Kuwaiti, appeared in a video posted on social media, bragging about violating the curfew and claiming they were above the law, according to a statement from the Ministry of Interior.

It added that security forces investigated the video and arrested the girls, who were questioned ahead of facing legal charges.

“The security authorities will take all legal actions against any person violating the curfew,” said the ministry.

The Kuwait Government imposed the curfew, aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus, on May 10 and it is set to run through until the end of the month.

The Ministry of Health in Kuwait reported 841 more positive cases of coronavirus on Monday and a further six deaths in the country.

The death toll has increased to 118, while the total number of confirmed cases now stands at 15,691.

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