All cases of the deadly coronavirus, which is taking the world by storm, are linked to Iran. Four cases of the virus have now been reported in Kuwait, bringing the total number there to 12. The outbreak of the virus has impacted Bahrain’s education sector, with all public and private schools closing for two weeks.

‘All patients are in stable conditions and receiving required medical care at a hospital affiliated to the ministry,” a statement from the Ministry of Health said.

‘Inspectors from the Control Directorate found that the pharmacies were concealing the protective masks and tampering with their prices, thus profiting from people’s concerns amid these exceptional circumstances.’