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Kuwait resumes flights to nine African countries

On Monday, the Kuwaiti Cabinet agreed to resume commercial flight with nine African countries after a pause over the emergence of the coronavirus omicron variant.

In a statement after today’s regular cabinet meeting, Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Foreign Minister Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Saber said to the government-related state agencies South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. He said he had instructed him to resume commercial flight. Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zambia, Malawi.

The Cabinet emphasized that all relevant precautions set by the Coronavirus Emergency Commission must be strictly adhered to, the Minister added.

On November 28, Kuwait suspended flights to nine African countries where Omicron variants were detected. Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Nacelle has revealed that the government is facilitating quarantine measures for Kuwait vaccinated arrivals.

As of Tuesday, January 18, the minister said a PCR test would be performed upon entry and if the result was negative, immunized arrivals could avoid seven days of quarantine. The Cabinet also urged citizens and residents to comply with all coronavirus precautions and not hesitate to receive additional vaccines to prevent the spread of the virus.

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