In the early morning of february 21st local time, Kuwait’s civil aviation department issued a notice extending the suspension of ordinary foreigners entering Kuwait and when the implementation of this provision will be suspended.
The circular said that foreign tourists’ entry into Kuwaiti territory was suspended except for Kuwaiti citizens and their accompanying caregivers, diplomats and health practitioners and their immediate families.
In addition, from the 21st, all passengers except in exceptional circumstances must be subjected to mandatory quarantine after entering Kuwait.
Passengers arriving in Kuwait from high-risk countries must be quarantined at local hotels for 14 days; passengers from other countries must be quarantined at local hotels for 7 days, and then pick up It is quarantined at home for 7 days.
The Government of Kuwait issued a circular on February 3 stipulating that foreigners from entering Kuwait except for the immediate family members of its citizens and their accompanying domestic workers and workers are prohibited, and requiring all people entering Kuwait to register on the online platform prescribed by the government.
On the morning of the 20th local time, the civil aviation department issued a notice that foreign passengers would be allowed to enter the country from the 21st, but the notice was deleted after that.
After entering 2021, the epidemic situation in Kuwait has rebounded significantly.
The latest statistics released by the local Ministry of Health on the evening of the 20th show that 862 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kuwait in a single day, and the average number of new confirmed cases in the last seven days was basically the same as the peak of the first batch of epidemic in May 2020.