COVID-19: Kuwait bans travel abroad for non-vaccinated citizens

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From May 22, Kuwaiti citizens who have not been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will be barred from travelling abroad.

The ban exempts people and children who are not eligible to receive the vaccinations.

A previous directive preventing the entry of non-Kuwaitis into the Gulf state remains in place.

New daily COVID-19 cases in country have risen since the start of the year and are now hovering between 1,300 and 1,500 a day.

Kuwait has registered more than 276,500 cases in total.

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