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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

[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 [...]

2 New Cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait, Now Total of 45

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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 [...]

COVID-19 Cases in Kuwait Up to 43

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The number of new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Kuwait have risen to 43. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 17 new cases were reported on February 27, which from 26, totals to 43 infected individuals in the country. Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections Classes have already been suspended, specific flights [...]

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The Kuwaiti cabinet held an immediate meeting to discuss the challenges and present solutions for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. So far, over 33 cases have been announced by the Ministry of Health and schools have been suspended for 2 weeks. According to Kuwait News Agency, the cabinet meeting led to 6 [...]

kuwait suspends flights thailand italy south korea

Kuwait has announced the suspension of flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy. According to a report by Kuwait News Agency the suspension is due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision was announced in a press statement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on a Monday. Also Read: General Tips for [...]

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Following the announcement of the first 3 cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait coming from Iran, another announcement was made by Kuwait News Agency which confirms 2 new cases, which now totals the current number of infected persons in the country to 5. Also Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections The two new cases [...]

ministry of health kuwait covid19 prevention

Kuwait recently announced the first cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. In line with this, the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has posted a general advice for travelers to prevent the spread of respiratory infections. Please be guided accordingly. Symptoms: Fever, Cough, Shortness of Breath Wash your hands often with soap and running water for at [...]