Kuwait Announces Timelines For Life Returning To Normal

HH the PM Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

Kuwait Announces Timelines For Life Returning To Normal

Kuwait announced the adoption of the gradual plan to return of life back to normal taking into consideration all health, economic and social criteria, guidelines and indicators.

Kuwait cabinet decided to place new districts in isolation in these areas Farwaniya, Maidan Hawally, Kheithan, Jleeb and Hawally, while the rest of the country will witness curfew from 6:00 pm to next day morning 6:00 am.

The lockdown just completed as Level 0, we did it for 3 weeks and we passed. Now we move to Level 1 where we get more privileges and a partial curfew. In three weeks we will be evaluated, if we do well we move to Level 2, if we do bad we go back to Level 0 and start all over again.

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Kuwait lockdown levels, if better results the more openings, Here is how Kuwait government has divided things:

Level 0 – Full Lockdown
What we just completed this.

Level 1 – 6AM to 6PM
We get mosques, restaurants (delivery and drive-thru), courier and delivery services, laundromats, fuel stations, private clinics, garages, car washes and car dealerships.

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Level 2 – 6AM to 9PM
We get banks, malls (10AM to 6PM), 30% of government and private sector, retail stores, restaurants takeaway, parks.

Level 3 – No curfew
We get 50% of the government and private sector back to work, hotels and resorts, Taxis with 1 passenger, Friday prayer at mosques.

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Level 4 – No curfew
We get more than 50% of the government and private sector back to work, dine in at restaurants with social distancing, public transportation with social distancing.

Level 5 – No curfew
We get diwaniyas, social gatherings, weddings, events, gyms, conferences, hairdressers, spas, sports and cinemas.

The Civil Service Bureau also issued Circular No. 12 of 2020 regarding the extension of work breakdowns in all ministries, government agencies, public bodies and institutions as a precaution due to the emerging coronavirus.

Kuwait on Thursday, reported 845 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking to 24,112 its infection tally, the Health Ministry said. The Health Ministry also reported 10 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 175 the total such fatalities in Kuwait.

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