Omicron variant: Kuwait suspends flights from 9 African countries

Kuwaiti people showing up from these nations require to undertake an institutional quarantine of 7 days

Kuwait has actually put on hold straight trips from 9 African nations in action to the brand-new Omicron version of Covid-19.

The suspension will certainly enter impact from Sunday, the main information firm KUNA reported, estimating a federal government representative. The suspension will certainly not apply to freight airplanes.

According to KUNA, the nation has actually outlawed access of non-Kuwaitis from 9 nations, consisting of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Eswatini, Zambia, Lesotho as well as Malawi. Kuwaiti nationals returning from these nations need to undertake an institutional quarantine of 7 days.

The access restriction applies for all tourists from these nations, whether they come straight or with various other nations unless they live outside those nations for a minimum of 2 week.

On Friday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain as well as the UAE outlawed trips from some African nations after it was revealed that brand-new, risky Covid-19 version was recognized in South Africa.

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