KUWAIT CITY, July 11: The field clinic established by the Department of Medical Services of the National Guard in Mahboula area since the government issued the curfew and isolation orders at the beginning of April, will stay operational even after the government has lifted the isolation, reports Al-Jaridah daily.
The daily a source from the National Guard said the field clinic has proven its feasibility in that region, as it received more than 29,000 medical cases among citizens and expats during the region’s isolation period, citing 2,758 cases for dental treatment and 2,288 cases for radiotherapy. He pointed out that the field clinic of National Guard contains dentistry, general medicine, radiology and pharmacy departments.
It provided all services free of charge, in addition ambulances to transport cases that needed to be handled in hospitals, including suspected coronavirus cases. “All this was done in coordination with the Ministry of Health”, he stressed, pointing out that the field clinic will continue to operate even in the postisolation stage.
On the other hand, informed security sources reported that Ahmadi Security Command removed 14 security checkpoints that were set up at the entrances and exits of the region ever since the isolation order was announced on Mahboula.
The removal of checkpoints was done in cooperation with the General Administration of Land Border Security, General Administration for Ports Security, and the General Administration of Special Forces. These are security agencies that supported the public security sector to enforce the lockdown.
The source pointed out that the Ahmadi Security Command has established a fixed security checkpoint in the region that will continue its work until further notice, indicating the security checkpoint represents a field outpost in the region to deal with security communications, record issues, and impose security control in the coming period.
The source indicated the barriers and barbed wire that were established during the isolation period will be removed later in cooperation with concerned authorities in the country, according to a specific timetable.