Kuwait Begins Gradual Return to Normal Life from May 31

Kuwaiti men, wearing protective masks, shop in Kuwait City on February 26,2020. (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP)
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Kuwait will enforce a 12-hour partial curfew from 6 pm to 6 am starting Sunday as part of a five-phase plan to gradually return to normal life, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) has announced.

The step is part of a slew of measures to ease coronavirus-related restrictions.

As per the new measures, mosques will reopen from Sunday in accordance with health guidelines and preventive measures.

“We have approved a plan to gradually return to normal life, as we cannot continue with the complete lockdown. Returning to normal life and living with the pandemic is a must,” Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah said in a press conference following a meeting of the Kuwaiti government on Thursday evening.

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Kuwait enforced a full lockdown from May 10 to 30 to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

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