Full Curfew: Kuwait Government Assign State Departments To Consider
Kuwait government assigned state departments to complete arrangements to consider imposition of full curfew nationwide in order to boost efforts to curb spread of coronavirus within Kuwait, spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem announced.
Al-Mezrem at an news conference said, relevant authorities were assigned to place executive plans to deal with the possibility of imposing a curfew, and to avoid any obstacles that might hamper execution of the curfew.
He was speaking after a cabinet meeting, during which government assigned the DGCA of Kuwait to allow operation of all airlines in order to allow expatriates wishing to return to their countries do so.
The government, said Al-Mezrem, compelled cleaning and guarding companies committed to contracts with the government to pay wages of their employees and to make sure they live in decent housing units.
The government will take legal action against companies violating this issue.
The Ministry of Health’s recruitment of medical staff of private hospitals as well as the use of their facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.
The government approved a request by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to launch an electronic application to organize shopping at cooperative societies in order to avoid gatherings thus spread of virus.
Meanwhile, Kuwait Ministry of Interior said Thursday policemen arrested four expatriate workers for cutting barbed wire fence to break out of Mahboula Area in Al-Ahmadi governorate which is locked down due to coronavirus outbreak.
The four persons confessed to the charges, and therefore legal measures to extradite them from Kuwait got underway.