Gradual plan to return to normalcy – 6 pm to 6 am new curfew timing

The Council of Ministers held a press conference in which His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled participated with the participation of the Ministers of Interior and Health, during which His Highness announced the adoption of the gradual plan to return to normalcy taking into consideration all health, economic and social criteria, guidelines and indicators.His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-KhaledKuwait will begin gradual return to normal life on Sunday, May 31, taking into consideration...

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3 deaths, 692 new infections of coronavirus in Kuwait, total 23,267

The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced 692 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 23,267, while 3 deaths were reported as well bringing the fatalities’ toll up to 175.Total of 193 patients are in intensive care. 2,738 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, overall tests conducted are 278,945Those who came in contact and are infected, 178 are Kuwaitis, 165 Indians, 95 Bangladeshis and 94 EgyptiansHealth areas: 197 Farwaniya, 191 Al-Ahmadi,...

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685 recover from coronavirus in Kuwait, total 7,306

Kuwait Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced today, Tuesday, that 685 cases of newly infected Corona virus (Covid 19) have been cured, bringing the number of cases that have recovered in the country to 7306 cases.Sheikh Basel Al-Sabah told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that laboratory and radiological tests have proven that these cases have healed from the Corona virus and will be transferred to the rehabilitation wing of the hospital designated to receive those infected with the virus...

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290 Indian residence violators depart to Kerala

Indian residence violators departed today via Jazeera Airways to Kochi in Kerala, India. This is the first deportation to India of total 290 residence violators who took advantage of amnesty laid by Kuwait Govt to return back to their homeland without paying fines and free ticket to IndiaThe Health department took all precautionary measures to ensure that the deportees were free from infection of coronavirus and were issued certificate. Arab Times 

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Total lock down won’t be extended

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh said that the total ban will end with the end of the period set by the Council of Ministers on May 30, there will be no extension of this ban, but a partial ban will be implemented with life gradually returning back to normalDeputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-SalehAl-Saleh said in a press conference after an emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers...

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310 recover from coronavirus in Kuwait, total 5,515

The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, Friday, that 310 cases of those infected with the new virus (Corona – Covid 19) have recovered, bringing the number of cases that recovered in the country to 5515 cases.The ministry said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that laboratory and radiological tests have proven that these cases have recovered from the virus and that they will be transferred to the rehabilitation wing of the hospital designated to receive those infected with the virus...

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First batch of Indians leaves under amnesty

The first batch of Indian expats who availed the amnesty offered by the Kuwait government left Kuwait yesterday on a special Jazeera Airways flight to Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, ending the uncertainty surrounding their repatriation. Two more flights will take off to the Indian cities of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and Vijayawada today (Friday) as India’s aviation authorities finally gave the green signal to foreign airlines to operate special category flights to Indian airports.“A total of 145 female...

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Commercial flights to resume gradually in Kuwait, aviation authority confirms

Kuwait’s civil aviation authority said yesterday that they have designed a plan for a gradual resumption of commercial flights as soon as the government gives the green signal. Commercial flights have been suspended at Kuwait Airport for the past several weeks as part of measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But dozens of repatriation flights operated from the airport either to bring back Kuwaitis or to send expats back home.Spokesman for the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...

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No plans to abolish the Kafeel System : Ministry of Social Affairs 

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs Abdulaziz Shuaib denied yesterday that the ministry has any specific plans to abolish the sponsor or ‘kafeel’ system blamed for creating visa trading in the country.Reports said on Wednesday that Minister of Social Affairs and State Minister for Economic Affairs Mariam Al-Aqeel has already sent the plan to the council of ministers for consideration. But Shuaib said the whole matter is a study on the issue received by the ministry which in turn...

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320 recover from coronavirus in Kuwait, total 5,205

The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, the recovery of 320 cases of those infected with coronavirus (Covid 19), bringing the number of cases that recovered in the country to 5205 cases.The ministry said in a press statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that laboratory and radiological tests have proven that these cases have recovered from the virus and that they will be transferred to the rehabilitation wing of the hospital designated to receive those infected with the virus in preparation...

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