Omicron variant: Kuwait tightens travel restrictions | Kuwait tightens travel restrictions, makes PCR test mandatory within 48 hours

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Omicron variant: Kuwait tightens travel restrictions | Kuwait tightens travel restrictions, makes PCR test mandatory within 48 hours

Digital Desk, Kuwait City. Kuwait has imposed new travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the corona. This information was given by the Government Communication Center of the country.

According to a decision made by the Kuwaiti government on Monday, passengers will be required to undergo a PCR test within 48 hours before arrival and home quarantine for 10 days, reports Xinhua news agency. effective from.

The Center said on Twitter, they will have to do a PCR test after 72 hours of quarantine to end the quarantine. “Starting on January 2, 2022, if 9 months have elapsed since the second dose of vaccination, a person will not be considered fully immunized and cannot travel until they have received a booster dose of approved vaccines,” he said. Takes. Kuwait decided to suspend direct flights with nine African countries on the new Omicron variant from 27 November.

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