Kuwait: Unvaccinated domestic workers to go into quarantine

Foreign domestic workers, who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, will undergo institutional quarantine upon arrival in Kuwait, according to aviation sources, as the Gulf country is easing travel restrictions.

“If allowed to return, the unvaccinated domestic workers will be subjected to 14-day institutional quarantine, in addition to showing a virus PCR testing certificate obtained 72 hours at most before arrival,” the Kuwaiti newspaper Al Rai quoted a source at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) as saying.

A virus swab will, moreover, taken from the unvaccinated workers upon arrival at the airport and before they are quarantined at hotels booked beforehand by their sponsors, the source added.


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