Kuwait fights COVID-19: Cannot sit, eat in restaurants

SourceZawya
SectorHealthcare
CountryKuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The Cabinet rejected the proposals of health authorities to impose a total or partial curfew in the country at the present time.The Kuwaiti Cabinet decided on Monday to restrain traffic into the country via the land and sea routes and banned customers’ presence inside restaurants and cafes.The Cabinet also decided to close the land and sea passageways, with exemption for shipping and workers in the divided zone. Citizens will be allowed to return to Kuwait via the land and maritime ports, with company of “first-degree” relatives and domestic workers.The MoI and the customs directorate are assigned to implement this resolution, effective February 24 until March 20. The cabinet decided to form a joint commission, headed by the Ministry of Interior.It will group the Ministry of Health and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and will be tasked with overseeing the mechanism of enforcing the institutional quarantine on all arrivals in the country.Moreover, the Cabinet decided to...read more...