Kuwait: No change in compulsory quarantine, says Health Ministry

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There is growing anticipation for a decision from the Ministry of Health (MoH) to reduce the period of compulsory quarantine and review the list of 34 countries from where expats are banned entry into Kuwait, however, there is no change regarding the quarantine period for those coming from abroad, Al-Rai said, quoting informed sources.

The quarantine period is set at 14 days, according to what the health authorities decided, despite calls for a reduction to 7 days, similar to other countries.  The health authorities revealed that the work will continue for the current period, as they are committed to the recommendations decided on according to their assessment of the coronavirus situation, the daily, referring to sources.

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MoH’s announcement comes after it received from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) a proposal to reduce the quarantine period for arrivals to 7 days instead of 14 days.

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