Govt will provide food, health care and gas cylinders in lockdown areas

Kuwait government will provide needs of inhabitants in areas to be under lockdown, as of Saturday, because of surge in coronavirus cases, spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem said Thursday.
The government decided today to impose lockdown on Farwaniya, Khaitan, Hawally, Nuqra and Maidan Hawally.

Blocks under total curfew
The entire Farwaniya area except the specified area between streets: 60, 120, 520 and 129
Whole of Hawally, Nugra and Maidan Hawally
Khaitan blocks 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9
Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh lockdown would continue

The government will provide food, health care and gas cylinders for cooking for the inhabitants of the areas, Al-Mezrem told an online news conference following a cabinet meeting, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

Government authorities will maintain order in the areas as well, he said.
The government had imposed a lockdown on Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in a drive to curb spread of the virus.

Source : Arab Times