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Kuwait eases virus restrictions
Kuwait eases virus restrictions

The Gulf state imposes strict restrictions on people who are not immunized despite the low number of cases and the low rate of vaccination.

The Gulf state imposes strict restrictions on people who are not immunized despite the low number of cases and the low rate of vaccination.

The Kuwaiti government intends to ease some restrictions related to the Corona virus in the coming days.

The Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, announced the cancellation of social distancing measures in mosques, starting on Friday.

The official Kuwait News Agency reported that the authorization for the outdoor mask will expire on Sunday, although mask and distancing requirements will still apply for some indoor spaces.

Kuwait has put in place many strict regulations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly regarding the vaccine. in july,

The government banned unvaccinated people from traveling abroad. The government also said that people who have not received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine cannot participate in weddings, conferences and other social events, according to the agency.

The Kuwaiti government took power in March. The Sabah family dominates the emirate's political system.

Monitoring cases of HIV infection in Kuwait is currently low. The Health Ministry reported only 21 new cases Wednesday among the country's population of more than four million. The country has counted more than 400,000 cases so far.

Most of Kuwait's population is not immune. Just over 21% of people got two doses of the vaccine and just over 12% got one, according to the Oxford-based organization Our World in Data.