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Kuwait asks passengers from 10 countries to show proof they are virus-free

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Kuwait’s civil aviation authority said on Tuesday that passengers from 10 countries including India, Turkey and Egypt must produce certificates issued by the Kuwaiti embassy in their country saying they are coronavirus free.

Passengers who do not provide the certificates will not be allowed into Kuwait, the aviation authority said on Twitter.

The Kuwaiti health ministry confirmed 56 cases in the country as of March 2, the majority of them arrived from Iran or had been in contact with people who had been there.

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