Kuwait replaces full-time curfew with 12-hour one

The minister added that the curfew will be from 6 PM to 6 AM, starting Sunday

  
A Kuwaiti woman wearing a protective face mask poses as she shows her quarantine tracking bracelet upon her arrival from Amman to Kuwait Airport, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuwait City, Kuwait April 21, 2020.

A Kuwaiti woman wearing a protective face mask poses as she shows her quarantine tracking bracelet upon her arrival from Amman to Kuwait Airport, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kuwait City, Kuwait April 21, 2020.

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CAIRO  - Kuwait will ease its full-time curfew, to be a 12-hour one during night, the interior minister said in a press conference after the cabinet meeting on Thursday.

The minister added that the curfew will be from 6 PM to 6 AM, starting Sunday.

The health minister said easing the curfew will be among the first phase in a 5-phases plan, each to last at least 3 weeks, to go back to normal life.

(Reporting by Ahmed Haggagy, writing by Hesham Abdul Khalek) ((Hesham.AbdulKhalek@thomsonreuters.com;))

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