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Kuwait shortens vaccination quarantine period to 7 days

Kuwait updated the conditions for quarantine and quarantine for vaccinated and unvaccinated people in the country on Tuesday. Dr. Abdullah al-Sanad, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, described the situation as follows:

• A person is considered to be in contact if they come into contact with a positive case in a space of 2 meters or less for at least 15 minutes without covering their mouth and nose.

• The contact must be quarantined for 14 days, but if vaccinated, the PCR test is negative and can be reduced to 7 days. Unvaccinated people should be quarantined for 14 days.

• In the case of an infectious disease, vaccinated people should be quarantined for 7 days from the date of the PCR test, and unvaccinated people should be quarantined for 10 days.

Meanwhile, Dr. Sanad explained that those who have been vaccinated or are “immunized” have been vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine three times or the second vaccination within nine months. did. Otherwise, the person is considered unvaccinated or “non-immune”. In addition, people infected with COVID-19 are also considered “immunized” and will be treated as vaccinated for 28 days after the end of quarantine.

https://www.kuwaittimes.com/kuwait-cuts-isolation-period-for-vaccinated-to-7-days/ Kuwait shortens vaccination quarantine period to 7 days

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