Kuwait: Whereas Kuwait applied new journey measures from February 21, round 989 residents and 453 home employees arrived in Kuwait inside 48 hours, native media reported.
Anybody getting into Kuwait from midnight Sunday should self-quarantine in a resort for seven days at their very own expense. After the resort is quarantined, passengers should full one other seven-day quarantine, however at residence.
Because the choice took impact, 48 flights have arrived in Kuwait carrying a complete of 1,422 passengers. DGAC director of operations Mansour Al Hashemi mentioned in a press release that almost all of arrivals got here from Gulf nations, Turkey and India.
Though lower than two hours earlier than the implementation of latest measures, the Common Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) introduced on Saturday night that the ban on non-Kuwaitis, which was as a result of be lifted on Sunday, can be prolonged till new order.
First-degree relations of residents and home employees had been exempt from the choice.
Kuwait has put in place strict journey measures to curb the unfold of the COVID-19 virus, because the nation has witnessed a spike in current weeks.
On February 7, the federal government introduced new well being protocols, certainly one of which is a journey ban for non-Kuwaitis that was as a result of finish after two weeks however was prolonged.
Then, on Monday, the federal government introduced that from February 24, Kuwait would shut its land and sea borders. Kuwaitis and their first diploma relations are exempt from the choice.