Kuwait Co-operative Shopping During Patial Curfew 8AM – 12AM
The Kuwait cooperative societies working hours will be from 8:00 am to 12:00 AM during the partial curfew, Chairperson of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies Fahad Al-Enezi said.
Al-Enezi said that that consumers will not be able to enter the cooperative societies and supply branches without obtaining prior reservation and barcode via the website designated by Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
He added that necessary measures have been taken into account in the new areas that are isolated – Farwaniya, Khaitan, Nugra, Maidan Hawally and Hawally — where the supermarkets will operate continuously.
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Meanwhile, parallel markets will be able to operate between 6:00 am to 5:30 pm local-time prior to the partial curfew, said the Kuwaiti Municipality Saturday. The policy will begin as of Sunday, May 31, indicated a municipality press release.
Similar establishments will be operating 24 hours in areas under full lockdown, it added.
Meanwhile, Kuwait announces five stages for return back to normal life starting 31 May, phase one will be implemented for the next 3 weeks, if assessment is positive country will move forward every 3 weeks to the next phase till until it reaches phase 5.
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The step is part of a slew of measures to ease coronavirus-related restrictions. As per the new measures, mosques will reopen from Sunday in accordance with heath guidelines and preventive measures. We cannot move from one phase to another unless requirements for moving is achieved. If not, we will prolong the phase or step back to the previous one.
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Kuwait lawmakers calls to adopt a quota system for main expat communities in the country in a bid to balance the demographic structure. The draft law stipulates a certain percentage for the main expat communities in the country depending on its current size as the proposed percentage is from the Kuwaiti population of 1.4 million at present.
On Saturday, Kuwait reported 1008 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking to 26192 its infection tally, the Health Ministry said. The Health Ministry also reported 10 more deaths from COVID-19, taking to 205 the total such fatalities in Kuwait. There is a total of 15,831 active cases currently in Kuwait. 206 patients currently in intensive care unit.