Covid-19: Kuwait bans entry for non-citizens till further notice

Cairo - Citizens are still allowed to enter but must spend two weeks in quarantine on arrival

By Reuters

Published: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 5:56 AM

Last updated: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 6:07 AM

Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday announced it was extending an entry ban for non-Kuwaiti citizens until further notice as part of coronavirus restriction measures, it said on Twitter.

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“Based on the instructions of health authorities, it has been decided to extend the ban on non-Kuwaiti passengers’ entry until further notice. Kuwaiti passengers can continue to enter, given that they quarantine in one of the approved local hotels for a period of seven days and self-isolate at home for another seven days,” it added.

Citizens are still allowed to enter but they must spend a week in quarantine at a hotel and another week at home.

Kuwait said on Friday it will allow non-Kuwaiti citizens to enter the country starting February 21 with some new procedures.

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