Kuwait: Authorities prepared for curfew and crucial decision expected on Monday

Kuwait: Authorities prepared for curfew and crucial decision expected on Monday

Kuwait: Authorities prepared for curfew and crucial decision expected on Monday

While a decision on implementing partial or full lockdown in the country is still awaited, different sectors across the country are fully prepared to implement a ban in the country.

“In the event of any lockdown decision, the Ministry of Interior has ready-made plans that are immediately applicable. Security points will be redeployed on some roads, and the forces will be distributed inside residential areas and others,” local daily AlQabas reported. MoI Undersecretary directed the department to prepare and take all precautions to implement any curfew decision if issued by the Council of Ministers, daily added.

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Meanwhile, the Corona Emergency Ministerial Committee will hold a crucial meeting on Sunday, in the concerned authorities’ presence, to submit a report to the Council of Ministers regarding the situation.

The Council of Ministers is expected to take a final decision in its meeting on Monday or next Wednesday to decide to implement a curfew in the country before the beginning of national holiday celebrations.

Meanwhile, Al Anba daily reported that the number of positive cases is increasing after the authorities suspended the commercial activities from February 3rd. According to the report, as free time with people as commercial complexes are closed after 8:00 pm led to an increase in closed gatherings, which in turn increased the infection.