Kuwait: KD 100 fine for not wearing face mask
The parliamentary Health Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed the government’s bill on the prevention of infectious diseases, which stipulates KD 100 fine for not wearing face masks. According to media report, the committee asked the ministry to lighten this penalty.
As per local medai report, only one member of the committee supported the proposed penalty and even demanded for increasing the fine to KD 500.
Ministry briefed the committee on the coronavirus vaccination process, which includes the signing of a contract with American company Pfizer for the procurement of one million doses of the vaccine that will be administered to 500,000 individuals.
The ministry also signed a contract through a local agent to obtain three million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for 1.5 million individuals.