COVID-19: Kuwait to extend partial curfew until end of Ramadan

The restrictions, put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19, are in effect from 7pm to 5 am

  
An aerial view shows Kuwait City and the National Assembly Building (Kuwait Parliament), after the country entered virtual lockdown, as a preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kuwait City, Kuwait, March 20, 2020. Picture taken March 20, 2020.

An aerial view shows Kuwait City and the National Assembly Building (Kuwait Parliament), after the country entered virtual lockdown, as a preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kuwait City, Kuwait, March 20, 2020. Picture taken March 20, 2020.

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Kuwait will extend its partial curfew until the end of Ramadan, its parliament said on Monday.

The restrictions, put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19, are in effect from 7pm to 5 am.

The cabinet added that the decision will be reviewed again in due course.

The curfew was initially scheduled to end in the second week of April, and had then been extended until April 22.

 

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