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Kuwait once again tightens the epidemic prevention and control policy. Entry people must be subjected to 14 days of mandatory quarantine.

Kuwait once again tightens the epidemic prevention and control policy. Entry people must be subjected to 14 days of mandatory quarantine.

△ Kuwait International Airport, picture from local media

February 18th, the Kuwaiti government issued a notice saying that in view of the latest epidemic situation, from February 21, all passengers entering Kuwait must be subjected to 14 days of mandatory isolation and conduct two nucleic acid tests.

After the end of the quarantine, they can only leave after confirming that they are not infected with the novel coronavirus.

During the quarantine, accommodation and nucleic acid The cost of testing must be borne by yourself.

Previously, the Kuwaiti government issued a circular on February 3, stipulating that foreigners from entering Kuwait except for the immediate family members of its nationals and their accompanying domestic workers and workers, and requiring all persons entering Kuwait to register on the online platform stipulated by the government.

The epidemic situation in Kuwait showed obvious signs of rebound after entering 2021.

The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Health on the evening of the 17th showed that 1,017 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in the territory on the same day, and the average number of new confirmed cases in the last seven days was basically the same as the peak of the first wave of the epidemic in May 2020.

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