Kuwait opens borders for vaccinated expats from August

Kuwait will allow non-citizens to enter the country from Aug. 1 if they have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccines that have been approved by the Gulf state, the civil aviation authority said on Thursday.

A PCR test must be taken 72 hours before flying and another during seven days of home quarantine on arrival.

Non-citizens, who have received vaccines approved by Kuwait, will be allowed entry. Kuwait has approved the following vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnnson and Johnson).

In decisions carried by state news agency Kuna, Kuwait’s cabinet also announced that only citizens who have been fully vaccinated can leave the country from August 1.

It also said that from June 27 only vaccinated people would be able to enter restaurants and cafes, health clubs, salons and large commercial spaces.


Khaleej Times

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