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Municipality conducts field tours, warns non-compliance on health

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4 violations, 52 warnings issued Wednesday

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: The Kuwait Municipality launched on Wednesday its intensive field tours for the teams of the health requirements committees in the six governorates, coinciding with the recommendations of the Council of Ministers to adhere to health requirements so that indicators of the epidemiological situation of the Corona virus continue within the scope of control.

Part of the field tours of the emergency teams in the Kuwait Municipality to ensure that health requirements are observed

The head of the Hawally Emergency Team Ibrahim Al-Sabaan said in a press statement that the emergency team, in cooperation with the Salmiya leadership, in the presence of Hawalli Security Director Major General Abdullah Al-Ali, conducted field tours to ensure the extent to which shops and malls comply with the decisions of the Council of Ministers and the application of health requirements. Al-Sabaan added that four violation reports were issued and 52 warnings were issued for non-compliance with health requirements. For his part, the head of the Violations Removal Department in the Capital Municipality, Abdullah Jaber, said that field teams in various governorates began carrying out intensive tours to ensure the extent to which community-goers adhere to health requirements in order to limit the spread of the Corona virus.

Jaber explained that the field tours will be round the clock in various malls and markets, pointing out that there are fixed teams in a number of major commercial complexes and Souk Mubarakiya, in addition to mobile teams in random tours at parallel markets and retail stores. He pointed out that the teams will audit the extent to which shops, complexes and parallel markets comply with the decisions of previous health requirements, including not allowing non-vaccinated people to enter the complexes, measuring temperatures, wearing masks, implementing physical distancing, and determining the numbers allowed to enter establishments. He added that the audit will be through Immune app or Kuwait Mobile ID to prove the statuts of vaccination, noting that if violations are discovered inside the complexes, legal measures will be taken against the management of the complex, whether by issuing violations or issuing orders to close.

Part of the field tours of the emergency teams in the Kuwait Municipality to ensure that health requirements are observed

Meanwhile, member of the Health Requirements Committee to monitor the implementation of the requirements related to combating the spread of the new Corona virus (COVID-19) and the Deputy Director-General of Kuwait Municipality for the Affairs of the Capital and Jahra Governorates Sector Faisal Sadiq said that the committee discussed the mechanism for implementing the recent Cabinet decision to stop indoor events. The social gathering is temporarily banned from next Sunday until February 28.

In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) after the committee’s meeting Wednesday at Seif Palace, headed by Vice Chairman of the Committee and Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmed Al-Manfouhi, he added that next Sunday, banquet halls in hotels, banquet halls in residential areas, wedding tents, and closed funeral halls in cemeteries will be closed in implementation of the latest Cabinet decision.

He pointed out that there are contacts and cooperation between the field teams of the government agencies affiliated with the committee with officials of hotels, wedding halls and wedding tents regarding the commitment to implement the aforementioned decision, indicating that the field teams of the concerned government agencies affiliated to the committee intensified, during the past few days, their inspection campaigns on all complexes, shops, cooperative societies and parallel markets to ensure from everyone’s commitment to implement health requirements.

He called on citizens and residents to wear a mask, sterilize hands, and adhere to the number inside shops, restaurants and closed complexes, “in order to reduce the number of infections with the Corona virus, especially since the number of infections with this virus began during the past few days to increase significantly as a result of the spread of a mutant omicron in the countries of the world. Sadiq expressed the hope that everyone would abide by the health requirements so that the coming days would pass well and with the fewest possible number of infections with the Corona virus. , (KUNA)

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