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Empty Streets due to Curfew, Goods to be Delivered to Houses

As cases of the novel coronavirus in Kuwait rise, the country continues to impose necessary measures. For the past few weeks, authorities have imposed school closures, suspended flights and mass transport, restricted public gatherings, and more recently, imposed a partial curfew. On Saturday, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh announced an 11-hour curfew from 5:00 pm [...]

Pinay Domestic Helper Tests Positive for Covid-19 in Kuwait

A Filipina who works as a domestic helper in Kuwait has become one of the latest additions to the people who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Philippine Embassy confirmed the case and noted that the Filipino patient had close contact with a person who traveled recently to the United Kingdom. “Filipina Maid [...]

Coronavirus in Kuwait: Here's What You Need to Know

As the trend of COVID-19 cases remains on the rise in most parts of the world, the Kuwait government shares important updates on the situation of the outbreak in the Gulf State.  And while there is no lockdown or community quarantine imposed in the country as of yet, health officials are wary and are keen on curbing [...]

Government Files Lawsuits Against People Spreading COVID-19 Rumors

As world governments continue to grapple with the dire situation concerning the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in their respective jurisdictions, the Middle East is also facing arising issues concerning the situation. The Kuwaiti government on Wednesday (March 11) has announced that it will not tolerate people who spread rumors related to coronavirus, which [...]

Flights, Mass Transport Suspended; Avoid Gathering in Restaurants, Malls

Amid the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the Kuwaiti Cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday, 11th March to further discuss precautionary measures. During the meeting, the Minister of Health and head of the inter-agency committee dealing with the outbreak, Sheikh Dr. Basel Humoud Al-Sabah, talked to all Cabinet members regarding the crisis [...]

Pres. Duterte to Ask for Dealth Penalty of Killers of Villavende

On Monday (March 9), President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned that he would ask the Kuwaiti government for the death penalty for those behind the killing of a Filipino migrant worker in the Gulf state. According to the Filipino president, he would visit the Gulf state and ask its government to “cut off the heads” of the killers of [...]

Kuwait Extends School Closure, Restricts Public Gatherings to Combat COVID-19

To help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the Kuwaiti Cabinet has announced a series of measures during its weekly meeting on Monday, 9th March 2020. The meeting was held at Al-Saif Palace under the chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The Minister of Health and [...]

Guide to Prevent the Spread of New Coronavirus COVID-19

As of March 5 (Thursday), the government of Kuwait has reported at least 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  In line with this, various travel and health advisories have been issued by the government to prevent the surge in the number of infections locally.   How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 The World Health Organization (WHO) urges [...]

[Coronavirus Update] Health Ministry Confirms 2 Confirmed Cases in Kuwait

The Kuwaiti Ministry on Thursday (March 5) confirmed two more coronavirus cases, which brings the Gulf state’s total count up to 58. According to the report from the ministry, the two new cases identified were both women who recently returned from Iran.  2 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Reported in Kuwait Both female Kuwaitis were admitted into intensive [...]

covid19 coronavirus kuwait cases

There are now 45 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus COVID-19 in Kuwait. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 2 new cases were reported on February 28, and the patients have been quarantined in hospitals according to treatment guidelines by World Health Organization (WHO). Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections In the [...]