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Covid-19 – 5/6/2020 – Latest Update

723 new infections from coronavirus in Kuwait – Total 30,644 #Kuwait#coronavirus#coronavirusupdate#coronaviruskuwait

Saudi Arabia announces reinstatement of coronavirus restrictions in Jeddah for 15 days

Saudi Arabia announces reinstatement of coronavirus restrictions in Jeddah for 15 daysRestrictions will come into effect from Saturday, are a response to an evaluation of the health situationThe curfew in Jeddah will be between 3 p.m. and 6 a.m. and mosques will close once again

Kuwait to receive Avigan COVID-19 drug from Japan next week

Kuwait to receive Avigan COVID-19 drug from Japan next week #Kuna#Kuwait#Covid19

Saudi Arabia to lift the travel ban, resume all international flights from March 31

Saudi Arabia has announced it will lift the temporary travel ban and resume all international flights, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday citing a statement from the Ministry of Interior. The move, which will come into force on March 31, 2021, includes the following measures: 1. Citizens will be allowed to travel outside the Kingdom and come back. 2. The temporary ban on international flights will be lifted. 3. All air, sea, and land borders will reopen.

India:Covid-19 vaccination drive

Covid-19 vaccination drive: Who will get the Covid-19 vaccine first and what is the vaccination process?

USA -YouTube, Twitter and Facebook clamped down on one of President Donald Trump’s posts Wednesday after he called for rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol to “go home” but repeated the baseless allegations of a rigged election that drew scores of his supporters to Washington. Trump posted a 62-second video on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Wednesday afternoon, in which repeated his baseless claims that the presidential election had been “stolen.” YouTube removed the video in line with its policy barring claims challenging election results. Twitter said Trump’s messages were violations of the platform’s rules on civic integrity and that any future violations “will result in permanent suspension of the @realDonaldTrump account.” The messaging platform said Trump...

Kuwait Three new Oil discoveries announced in Kuwait

Kuwait Three new oil discoveries announced in Kuwait Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Dr. Mohammad Al-Faris today announced the discovery of two new oil fields for the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) in different regions of the country, in addition to the discovery of the extension for the northern part of the Great Burgan field within the framework of the development operations

Kuwait MOI extended deadline for residence violators to amend their status

MOI To extend the deadline for residence violators who wish to amend their status. The deadline was till 31st Dec 2020, now it has been extended to the end of January 2021 to give another opportunity to residency violators to amend their status. Residence violators who have not amended their status will be subjected to penalties. The violators will be deported and will not be allowed to return.

Kuwait to stop renewing residency permits for expats over 60 years of age

From Monday, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) will begin implementing the decision to stop renewing residency permits for expats above the age of 60 who hold a secondary degree or below, Al Qabas reported. The decision will be enforced without any exemptions as the country is keen on addressing the demographic imbalance that has resulted in non-Kuwaitis making up 70 percent of Kuwait’s population. The source pointed out that although the decision will be strictly implemented, those who are above the age of 60 but hold a university degree will not be required to leave the country as long as they have a family, a valid work permit, or own a commercial business. In addition, a family member can sponsor his/her parents under the family visa law. Source: Gulfnews