Kuwait to allow direct flights to 12 countries, including UK, US from July 1

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Kuwait will allow direct flights to 12 countries from July 1, the government communications office (CGC) wrote in a tweet on Monday.

The list of the countries include: Britain, the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Kyrgyzstan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Kuwait will also allow citizens who have had at least one approved COVID-19 vaccine shot to pass through land and sea border crossings from June 29 until July 31, according to the government’s communication office.

Citizens’ close relatives and any accompanying domestic helps will also be accorded the same right of passage.

On June 17, Kuwait said it will allow non-citizens to enter the country from Aug. 1 if they have been fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by the Gulf state.

A PCR test must be taken before flying and another during seven days of home quarantine on arrival.

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With Reuters

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