KUWAIT CITY, Mar 17: A quick decision for mandatory quarantine in a densely populated Farwaniya has raised so many questions arising the building with 250 bachelors residing in it. There is no entry or exit from the building to anyone except only for a medical team.
According to the instructions of the Preventive Health Department of Ministry of Health due to contacts of its residents with a confirmed case of coronavirus decision to quarantine entire building with two security vehicles patrolling the building was one of the preventive measures were taken in the interest of Kuwaitis and expats in the country.
Source confirmed that there are around 250 expats residing in the building all of them are working for one company and the building was previously designated as a residence for them, until the situation changed from residential building which has been turned into a quarantine unit.
Ministry of Interior laid an iron fence around the building and tightened the control of quarantine area around the clock patrolling for a mandatory quarantine period of 14-days.
Life inside the quarantine units is normal all the basic things they need are provided. Total 750 meals a day is provided with 250 meals 3 times a day is provided by the owner of the company they work for.
According to the sources reports Al Rai, those in quarantine have the right to request whatever they want from outside whether buying from the grocery or other request, but the request is made by home delivery system. When the order reaches the building it is kept outside the building and the guard takes and delivers it to the one who requested it.
As for the building waste, it is handled in a different way other then the traditional system as it is subjected to the protocols of Ministry of Health in the fight against the coronavirus. The building has been allocated with several containers within the vicinity of the quarantine area. The waste is placed in a container and a vehicle assigned to them comes daily to empty the containers and take its waste according to the guidelines laid down by the Ministry of Health.