Kuwait parliament has extended suspension after coffee boy tests positive. But country’s transition to second of five-phase plan to go ahead from 25th June.
kuwait , Kuwait
25 June 2020, 12:00 AM
10 July 2020, 12:00 AM
Kuwait parliament has extended the self-quarantine of its members for 10 more days after a coffee boy who tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, the House was suspended for two weeks due to the suspected infection of a lawmaker, Kuwaiti media reported.
The expatriate boy, who serves drinks to MPs, had the virus, and the Ministry of Health called on the lawmakers who were in contact with him recently to self-quarantine.
The Cabinet will launch Thursday Kuwait’s transition to the second phase of the five-phase plan to return to normal life, Al Seyassah newspaper reported.
The three-week phase will see the curfew shortened to between 9pm and 6am. In this phase, workforces in government and private sectors should be less than 30 per cent, in addition to the resumption of work in the construction sector, banking, malls opening for eight hours and according to special instructions; parks and pick-ups from restaurants.