KUWAIT CITY, May 24: Amidst mounting calls from parliamentarians for equality of expats with Kuwaiti citizens to allow vaccinated expats, the sources revealed that data is being analyzed to lift ban on expats who are vaccinated and have valid residence from some countries. The rules will be similar to Kuwaitis for Expats who have been vaccinated with one of the doses of vaccine approved in Kuwait such as AstraZenca – Oxford, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson with quarantine period and pcr test.
Those in transit will be allowed to enter Kuwait are the ones who have been vaccinated with approved vaccines in Kuwait. Passengers from high risk countries will not be allowed, reports Al Rai. The Government Communication Center will be publishing a list of high-risk countries on a weekly basis in coordination with the Ministry of Health. The list is likely to include names of the countries where infection is high and countries where Indian strain of virus has been detected.
The expected date to allow expats to enter Kuwait the indications are that it will be very soon as the vaccination process is being pushed in the country and figures of infections are showing a downward slope.