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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 [...]

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 [...]

26 Cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait

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26 cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, have been reported in Kuwait. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, a new coronavirus case was announced from a Kuwaiti national who recently travelled to Iran. Please Read: General Tips for Travelers to Prevent Respiratory Infections Below is a post from Ministry of Health The Ministry [...]