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Minister of Health demands financial incentives from staff handling COVID

Kuwait: Health Minister Dr. Khaled Al-Saeed yesterday approved a request to the Civil Services Commission (CSC) to provide financial benefits to all medical staff dealing with coronavirus (COVID-19) patients and other infectious diseases. I called on you to do it. In a press release, the Minister stated that this is based on CSC’s decision 13/2020 to provide financial bonuses to employees working in dangerous, noisy, infected and polluted working environments.

He asserted that all the categories mentioned were always prone to dangerous situations and that the infection resulted in infection of most of them due to direct and indirect infections with COVID-19 patients. .. The ministry has not yet been informed of the CSC’s response to the issue and has requested that the Commission notify the ministry of its decision on the issue so that the ministry can follow up on the necessary procedures. He asserted that he was.

The Ministry of Health announced yesterday 1,329 COVID-19 infections, 3,492 recovery and one death. Dr. Abdullah al-Sanad, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, showed that this resulted in total infection and recovery totaling 614,344 and 595,156, respectively. The total number of deaths was 2,530. He showed that there were 80 patients in the ICU for COVID-19, but 16,658 active cases. As of yesterday, he added that about 316 people occupied the beds in the COVID-19 ward. At the same time, swabs reached 20,376, for a total of 7,489,049, he added. – Kuna

https://www.kuwaittimes.com/health-minister-requests-financial-incentives-for-staff-dealing-with-covid/ Minister of Health demands financial incentives from staff handling COVID

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