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Kuwait forbids unvaccinated citizens from traveling outside country

Christian Fernsby |
Only those Kuwaiti citizens who have received a Covid-19 jab will be able to travel abroad, while the unvaccinated will have to stay home.

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Topics: KUWAIT   

The restrictions will go into force from May 22 and won’t affect people from age groups who lack eligibility to get coronavirus shots, the country’s Information Ministry said on Monday.

Kuwait, which has a population of over 4.4 million, has so far administered more than 1.1 million doses of vaccines, according to World Health Organization data. Two jabs by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca have been registered for use.

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