Kuwait government decided Thursday to ease restrictions imposed due to curb spread of coronavirus as of Sunday, June 21, but would not allow the public sector’s workers to return to their offices next week.
The government decided to extend the first phase of a plan to restore normal life because of the high number of infections among the Kuwaiti citizens, Government spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem told an online news conference.
He said the Ministry of Health would be assessing the health situation of the virus and would refer the assessment to the cabinet next week.
He added the cabinet assigned the ministers to provide services for the public as of next Sunday.
Al-Mezrem said the government also decided to change curfew hours to start at 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. starting morning of June 21.
He said the government decided to lift a lockdown on areas of Hawally, Nuqra,and some blocks in Khaitan as of next Sunday.