Kuwait extends ban on foreign passengers until further notice
Kuwait City: It has been decided to extend the ban on foreign passengers directly entering the country until further notice, the civil aviation authorities informed. The DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) decided this as per the instruction of the health ministry.
Kuwaiti citizens, their close relatives, diplomats, family members, domestic helpers, employees in public and medical sector and their families will be allowed entry into the country. They must spend 7 days in institutional quarantine (hotel quarantine) and 7 days in home quarantine.
Civil Aviation: Based on Health Authorities instructions, extending preventing non-Kuwaiti passengers from entering the State of Kuwait until further notice,and Kuwaiti passengers will continue to enter and be subjected to institutional quarantine (7 days hotel and 7 day at home) pic.twitter.com/A0QGSXBUFg— الطيران المدني (@Kuwait_DGCA) February 20, 2021
The ban on entry of foreigners was imposed from February 7 as part of COVID preventive measures. Later, the authorities had lifted the ban and allowed passengers from all countries to enter the country abiding by strict conditions and quarantine rules. This decision has been cancelled now as per the direction of health ministry.