Kuwait: Residents allowed to purchase only from his area cooperative

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Kuwait: Residents allowed to purchase only from his area cooperative

Kuwait Minister of Trade and Industry, Khaled Al-Roudhan, issued a decision to regulate sales at consumer cooperative societies in the country.

According to new instruction, a resident can purchase only from his area cooperative store.

A valid Civil ID is a must to prove the area of residency.

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The consumer cooperative stores are prohibited from selling to non-residents vc of the area, according to the address registered on the civil id.

This decision is valid from the Friday night and the decision also calls on citizen and residents to rationalize their purchase and not to purchase and store items beyond their normal needs.

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The decision taken by Minister of Trade and Industry, Khaled Al-Roudhan is to reduce gatherings and prevent crowding as a precautionary measure to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus in the country.

So far in Kuwait, 225 diagnosed, 168 under treatment, 11 critical condition, 57 recovered and 211 under quarantine.

Coronavirus numbers worldwide more than 597,072 people have contracted the virus and at least 27,360 have died.