Kuwait ends coronavirus restrictions for vaccinated people

Kuwait ends coronavirus restrictions for vaccinated people: PM Al-Sabah
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Kuwait has ended all coronavirus restrictions, while Kuwait airport will begin operating at full capacity starting this Sunday.
Kuwaiti PM Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah spoke at a news conference [PETER FOLEY/POOL/AFP/Getty]

Kuwait has lifted all Covid-19 restrictions for vaccinated people, its prime minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, told a news conference on Wednesday.

He did not give further details during the televised event.

Kuwait airport will resume operating at full capacity from this Sunday, the cabinet spokesman told the same news conference.

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The Gulf country has been witnessing a gradual return to normal life as daily cases of coronavirus have steadily declined.

The latest easing includes permitting the holding of conferences, weddings and other social events, provided that attendance is limited to those who have been vaccinated.

Wearing masks remains mandatory in public places.