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Sunday , January 23 2022

Advice to Kuwaitis and Expats ‘Don’t Leave Kuwait at the moment’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: A high level source in an exclusive statement requested Kuwaiti citizens and expats not to leave Kuwait at the moment as the developments related to new mutant of coronavirus Omicron has no confirmed official information  to the  extent of the spread in the countries, reports Al Anba. Taking strict precautionary measures locally and internationally entirely depends on the spread of the virus. The government is closely monitoring the situation and has called everyone to abide by health precautionary measures.

Earlier The Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on citizens to abide by the 27th Nov cabinet’s decision in procedures and safety measures related to the new mutant of coronavirus. In its statement the ministry called on Kuwaiti citizens to avoid travel unless necessary as countries are taking upheaval and drastic measures against spread of Omicron virus.

Meanwhile Kuwait’s Ministry of Health said that 35 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in 24 hours, taking the total to 413,362. No deaths were listed in the same period, keeping the death toll at 2,465, the Ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad told KUNA. The total recoveries rose by 17 to 410,627, he affirmed. There are 270 patients receiving treatment, in addition to seven others at hospital wards, he said, noting that there is no case at any Covid-19 ICU. Medical swabs conducted over the same period reached 19,762 increasing the total to 5,330,503.

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