Kuwait: Hotel quarantine mandatory from February 21

Kuwait: Hotel quarantine mandatory from February 21

Kuwait: Hotel quarantine mandatory from February 21

Seven days of institutional quarantine will be mandatory for all arrivals to Kuwait from Feb 21, 2021. This will be followed by seven days of home quarantine.

A meeting of DGCA with relevant officials finalized that the passengers arriving the country from Feb 21st must book a hotel for quarantine through Kuwait Traveler App before they reach the country. The airlines will be entrusted with making sure that travel requirements are met for those coming to the country, whether in relation to conducting a PCR examination or adopting institutional quarantine in hotels.

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Coordinated efforts are taking place with relevant authorities to include all hotels in the platform.

Application of health requirements of the quarantined will be the responsibility of the hotels. Meals will be provided in closed boxes to prevent the transmission of the Corona virus. Meanwhile no fixed cost is finalized as quarantine charges. Passenger can choose form 3, 4 and 5-star hotels.

However, as of now, there are no changes yet in the status of the 35 countries from which direct arrivals are banned. Passengers from these countries have to stay for 14 days in a third country before arriving to Kuwait.