Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from overseas travel – .

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Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from overseas travel – .


A Kuwaiti passenger holding his luggage walks past police and civil aviation personnel upon his arrival from Amman to Kuwait Airport, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 21, 2020. REUTERS / Stephanie McGehee

CAIRO, July 27 (Reuters) – Kuwait said on Tuesday that only citizens vaccinated against the coronavirus will be allowed to travel abroad from August 1.

A government statement said the rule excluded children under the age of 16, those who had a certificate from the Department of Health stating that they could not be vaccinated, and pregnant women who had a pregnancy certificate issued by them. authorities.

Also on Tuesday, the Civil Aviation Authority said all arrivals to Kuwait must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test before boarding their flights and must not show any symptoms.

All arrivals will need to be quarantined at home for seven days, unless they take a COVID-19 PCR test inside Kuwait which turns out negative.

The Kuwaiti government eased some coronavirus-related restrictions on Monday and resumed all activities except gatherings which include conferences, weddings and social events. (nL8N2P25M0)

Reportage of Allaa Swilam and Nayera Abdallah; parcrit par Alaa Swilam; Montage by Grant McCool

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